DESCRIPTION: "Go-d'ling, go'dling ... link-i-bum .... Link-i-bum and a merry go too ... There are no more than thirty-two"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1964 (Moore-Southwest)
KEYWORDS: nonballad nonsense riddle
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Moore-Southwest 194, "Go-d'ling" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #17754
NOTES: Moore-Southwest: "I.N. Taber... sang this riddle.... '... When she [Aunt Mary Daves] completed the song, I had thirty-two counts. And that's the answer to the riddle.'" - BS
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File: MooSW194

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