Cowardy Cowardy Custard

DESCRIPTION: "Cowardy cowardy custard, You ate your father's mustard." Or "Cowry cowry custard, Your mother's made of mustard."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (Sutton-Smith-NZ-GamesOfNewZealandChilden/FolkgamesOfChildren)
KEYWORDS: playparty father food
FOUND IN: New Zealand
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Sutton-Smith-NZ-GamesOfNewZealandChilden/FolkgamesOfChildren, p. 126, "(Cowardy cowardy custard)" (1 text); p. 132, "Cowry, cowry, custard") (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Peter and Iona Opie, _I Saw Esau: Traditional Rhymes of Youth_, #156, "(Cowardy, cowardy, custard)" (1 text)

Roud #19247
File: SuSm126E

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