Three Crooked Criples

DESCRIPTION: Tongue-twister: "Three crooked cripples went through Cripplegate, And through Cripplegate went three crooked cripples. Hickup, snickup, rise up, rise up. Three drops in the cup are good for the hiccups."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1842 (Halliwell)
KEYWORDS: drink injury wordplay
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #745, p. 282, "(Three crooked cripples went through Cripplegate)" (1 short text)
Dolby, p. 182, "Three Crooked Cripples" (1 text)

Roud #22157
File: Dol182

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