Crossing the Bridge

DESCRIPTION: Rope-skipping rhyme, reportedly done with two players skipping in opposite directions. "Cross the bridge (x3) To London." Or, "Crossing the bridge To London town, One jumps up, And the other down, If you jump, Win ten peppers And run right through)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (Sutton-Smith-NZ-GamesOfNewZealandChilden/FolkgamesOfChildren)
KEYWORDS: playparty food travel
FOUND IN: New Zealand
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Sutton-Smith-NZ-GamesOfNewZealandChilden/FolkgamesOfChildren, p. 101, "(Cross the bridge)" (1 text); pp. 105-106 "(Crossing the bridge)" (1 text, much longer)
File: SuSm101D

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