Duck and a Drake, A

DESCRIPTION: "A duck and a drake, and a (nice barley cake/halfpenny cake/double pancake), And a penny to pay the old baker. A hop and a scotch (in/is) another notch, Slitherum, saltherum, take her."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1846 (Halliwell)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad bird food cook
FOUND IN: Britain(England) Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ron Young, _Dictionary of Newfoundland and Labrador_, Downhome Publishing Inc., 2006, p. 213, "Ducks and Drakes" (2 texts)
Roud #19635
File: Yng213

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