I'm a Little Dutch Girl All So Fat
DESCRIPTION: "I'm a little Dutch girl all so fat; I'm going to get married and what do you think of that? I'm not going to marry a butcher, with blood on his toes." Similarly baker, king, etc.; "I'm going to marry a Dutch boy who'll buy me a diamond ring"
EARLIEST DATE: 1949 (McIntosh-FolkSongsAndSingingGamesofIllinoisOzarks)
KEYWORDS: playparty marriage rejection
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McIntosh-FolkSongsAndSingingGamesofIllinoisOzarks, p. 109, "(I'm a little Dutch girl all so fat)" (1 text)
NOTES [39 words]: McIntosh-FolkSongsAndSingingGamesofIllinoisOzarks files this as a divination rhyme. It may derived from one of the other Dutch Girl rhymes, but it looks separate to me. It can be hard to be sure in the case of children's games.... - RBW
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