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."
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)
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