"My father, Torkild Miller-Nielsen, came to the U.S. from Copenhagen, Denmark, alone at 19 in 1928. He taught me this rhyme when I was three." -Tom

The names of the fingers...

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*Wiggle little finger as if playing a piccolo.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Tom Nielson for sharing this rhyme with us!