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Thread #103866   Message #2121140
Posted By: the button
07-Aug-07 - 05:42 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Tag (the game)
Subject: RE: Folklore: Tag
Yeah, the whole "Block one two three in" thing stretched as far as Beverley, as well.

Off-ground tig, too.

Rhymes for selecting who was "it" included: -

Ibble obble
Black bobble
Ibble obble -- OUT!

Until there was only one person left, who became "it."

This would have been mid-to-late 70s.