DESCRIPTION: "Go hearty, fearty, hally go lum, (An old man/fox) went out to have some fun, He got some fun and (hurt/tore) his (skin/shin), Ho hearty, fearty, hally go in."
EARLIEST DATE: 1890 (Sutton-Smith-NZ)
KEYWORDS: nonsense injury playparty
FOUND IN: New Zealand
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Sutton-Smith-NZ, pp. 90-91, "(Go hearty, fearty, hally go lum)," "(Go heerty, feerty, hally go lum)" (2 texts)
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