Early in the Morning, About Eight O'Clock (The Postman's Knock)

DESCRIPTION: Skipping game and counting rhyme. "Early in the morning, about eight o'clock, Thought I heard the postman's knock. Up jumps Mary to open the door, See how many letters on the floor. One, two...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (Sutton-Smith-NZ)
KEYWORDS: playparty wordplay
FOUND IN: Britain New Zealand
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Sutton-Smith-NZ, p. 109, ("Early one morning, about eight o'clock)" (1 text)
Roud #13177
File: SuSm109A

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