Just Like Me
DESCRIPTION: "I went up one pair of stairs. Just like me. There was a monkey. Just like me. I one'd it. I two'd it. I three'd it...." And so on, to "I ate [eight, eighted] it."
EARLIEST DATE: 1844 (Halliwell)
KEYWORDS: animal food playparty nonballad
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Newell, #86, "Catches" (3 texts, but only the first is this)
Byington/Goldstein, p. 106, "Just Like Me" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Peter and Iona Opie, _I Saw Esau: Traditional Rhymes of Youth_, #87, "(I Went Up One Pair of Stairs)" (1 text)
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