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    Quote Originally Posted by wsteve55 View Post
    Great clip,Lizzie,especially the little girls scrubbing the step!
    yeah, I was thinking you'd never see girls scrubbing steps now !




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    I laughed out loud at the man with the googly eyes - (5.36 into film) - the loud foghorn and the face on the man ! just his eyes swivelled ! ha,ha, he went on to say something about, 'I can't afford to pay a fat Irish landlady 3 10 board & lodging ..'

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    I've got a rare old book somewhere called 'Liverpool school day rhymes'...or something like that...

    I'll try and find it and put a few on.
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    A small section of the site, but lots here on-topic...

    http://www.mudcat.org/jumprope/jumprope.cfm

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    Quote Originally Posted by wsteve55 View Post
    Great clip,Lizzie,especially the little girls scrubbing the step!
    Great isn't it? I've watched it many times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lindylou View Post
    yeah, I was thinking you'd never see girls scrubbing steps now !
    I laughed out loud at the man with the googly eyes - (5.36 into film) - the loud foghorn and the face on the man ! just his eyes swivelled ! ha,ha, he went on to say something about, 'I can't afford to pay a fat Irish landlady 3 10 board & lodging ..'
    Ha ha ha....................'where's me beer money and me cigarette money coming from'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    Girls skipping, sometimes 2 or 3 in a line in a rope and girls playing two balls against a wall reciting a mantra seem sadly to be things of the past and it's good that they should be remembered as the innocent times they were.

    There were rhymes said when picking someone to go man or in goal for 60 seconds etc...
    Dip dip dip, my blue ship, sailing on the water, like a cup and saucer - O-U-T- spells out.
    The eachy peachy pear plum one too.
    Absolutely!

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    Nostalgia is a myth !

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    Step-scrubbing(or whatever it was called!) seemed to be quite a social activity,in it's way,and was probably missed by those who indulged!

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    Nostalgia is a myth !
    But mythology is nostalgic!

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    Brilliant clips Lizzie


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