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Thread #78391   Message #1408262
Posted By: Cats
13-Feb-05 - 01:52 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: London Bridge Is Falling Down
Subject: RE: London Bridge is Falling Down
Build it up with sticks and stones, sticks and stones, sticks and stones x2
My fair Lady

Build it up with needles and pins etc.

Between each verse came.

here comes a candle to light you to bed and here comes a chopper to chop off your head, one two three.

The person that was 'chopped' was out.

This was in the Surrey / Sussex / Kent area. There must be regional differences.

Have you tried Opies 'Language and Lore of Children'?