DESCRIPTION: Game with two characters, the "angel" and the "namer." The name names birds, red bird, blue bird, etc. Then the angel names a bird type, which runs away: "Who is that? It's me. What do you want? I want some birds. What color? (Blue). Run, (blue)."
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad bird
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Newell, #188, "Birds" (1 text)
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