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Noun. June 14, 2015, Word of the Day
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Definition

A fairly elaborate paired-off hand-clapping game, played mostly by girls, ending in a challenge to stay as still as possible. Read below for "lyrics" (caveat: the version you remember may be different in minor points from the version I've reproduced below; kindly adjust.)

Usage

Uma Joshi, yay yay yay
My mother she told me a-sixty years ago
There came an old man knocking at the door
With an ooh aah
I want some pah (pie)
The pie is sweet
i want some meat
The meat is rough
I want to go by bus
The bus is full
I want to ride a bull
The bull is fat
I want my money back
The money is green
I want some cherry beans
The cherry beans are red
I want to go to bed
The bed is white
I want to say good night...

GOOD NIGHT STATUE!

Added 2011-08-11 by simbly

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Sports & Games

Terms referencing this

Aao Melo Shelo Shaalo, Ip-Dip-Dip