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."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1844 (Halliwell)
KEYWORDS: animal food playparty nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Newell, #86, "Catches" (3 texts, but only the first is this)
ADDITIONAL: Peter and Iona Opie, _I Saw Esau: Traditional Rhymes of Youth_, #87, "(I Went Up One Pair of Stairs)" (1 text)

Roud #20098
File: Newe086

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