To Market, To Market

DESCRIPTION: "To market, to market, to buy a (plum bun/plum cake/fat pig/etc.), Home again, home again, jiggety jig, To market, to market, to buy a fat hog, Home again, home again, jiggety-job"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1598 (Florio, A World of Words, according to the Opies)
KEYWORDS: animal commerce
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Opie-Oxford2 339, "To Market, To Market" (2 texts)
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #565, pp. 230-231, "(To market, to market)"
Dolby, p. 112, "To Market, To Market, to Buy a Fat Pig" (2 texts)

Roud #19708
File: OO2339

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