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Polly, Put the Kettle On.
Polly, put the kettle on, Kettle on, kettle on; Polly, put the kettle on, And we'll all take tea.
b. c. This was a play-party game in Ripley County, Indiana, thirty years ago, but the figures have been forgotten, d. Miss Mari Ruef Hofer, in "Children's Singing Games" prints a game with these words but its melody differs from this.
As a ballad it is to be found in the "Ideal Home Music Library," Vol. X, p. 228.
Pop Goes the Weasel.
Mrs. Allie Jackson, Versailles, Ind.
It's all around the American flag, "It's all around theeagle, That's the way the moneykgoes, Pop goes the weasel.
A nickle for a spool of thread, A penny for a needle, That's the way the money goes, Pop goes the weasel.
You may buy the baby clothes, And I will buy the cradle, That's the way the money goes, Pop goes the weasel.
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