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Playground Rhyme

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Edited by Richard Walker, Sunday, 5 July 2020, 01:24

This skipping rhyme is quoted in Catharine Arnold's book

I had a little bird

Its name was Enza

I opened the window

And in flew Enza

Playground rhymes and games have been extensively studied and seem to be a good example of how something can evolve in a community without any individual being the author. I suppose we could think of them as crowd sourced

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