What Have You Got There?
DESCRIPTION: "What have you got there? Bread and cheese. Where's my share? Cat's got it. Where's the cat? In the woods. Where's the woods? Fire burned it. Where's the fire? Water quenched it. Where's the water?" And so the conversation continues, until a child laughs
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell)
KEYWORDS: playparty food animal fire
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Newell, #75, "Club Fist" (1 text plus excerpts)
McIntosh, pp. 97-98, "Club Fist" (1 text)
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