Alla Balla (Ella Bella; Queenie, Queenie)

DESCRIPTION: "Alla Balla [or Ella Bella, or Queenie, Queenie], who has got the ball? See, I haven't, See, I haven't, See, I haven't at all." The players each show one hand in turn; the player who is It (Alla Balla) has to guess who has the ball
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Sutton-Smith-NZ-GamesOfNewZealandChilden/FolkgamesOfChildren)
KEYWORDS: playparty trick
FOUND IN: New Zealand
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Sutton-Smith-NZ-GamesOfNewZealandChilden/FolkgamesOfChildren, p. 71, "(ALla Balla, who has got the ball?)" (1 text)
Roud #19361
File: SuSm071

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