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- The game I like best is Ring a Ring of Roses. A group of girls stand in a ring and catch hands. While they are skipping round they sing this verse
Ring a Ring of Roses
Pocket full of posies
Asha Asha and we all fall down dead.
The cows in the meadow are eating up the corn.
Asha Asha and we all get up alive.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Josephine Cahill
- "Green-gravel - Johnny-marble" is another game which is played in winter. A number of girls form a ring and skip round singing.
The grass is so green,
The finest of applese that ever were seen
O Mary O Mary your trie love is dead,
He wrote you a letter for yo turn round your head.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.