DESCRIPTION: "American jump, American jump, One, two, three. Under the water, under the sea, Catching fishes for (your/my) tea. (Dead or alive?)"
EARLIEST DATE: 1949 (Opie-Oxford2)
KEYWORDS: playparty fishing
FOUND IN: New Zealand
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Sutton-Smith-NZ, p. 115, "(American Jump)" (1 text)
Opie-Oxford2 8, "American Jump" (1 text)
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