Seedy Songs and Rotten Rhymes - the poetry of the playground

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Cat's got the weasels
Cat's got the weasels, The weasels, the weasels, Cats got the weasels, The weasel's got the cats. Contributor says at their primary school this was sung in a group while performing a More…
charlie had a pigeon
(ed: sung to the tune of I\'m a little dutchgirl.. now why have I got no memory of that either?) Version 1: Charlie had a pigeon, a pigeon, a pigeon, Charlie had a pigeon, a More…
chinaman had a wife
(ed" a playground song for jumping rope or clapping) Chinaman had a wife, Gave him such a miserable life. Rolled him up to the top of the hill, Rolled him down like a rolling pill. More…
Chinese restaurant
I went to a chinese restaurant to buy a loaf of bread, bread, bread He wrapped it up in a forty pound note and this is what he said, said, said My name is... L-I, L-I' chick-a-lie, More…
ching chong chinaman, chin chin chinaman
(ed: yet another poem with slight racist overtomes highlighting a play on words:) Ching Chong Chinaman sitting on the grass, Along came a bumblebee and stung him on his.. Ask no More…
chinky chinky charlie
Chinky, chinky charlie went to milk a cow, Chinky, chinky charlie didn't know how. Chinky, chinky charlie pulled the wrong tit. Chinky, chinky charlie got covered in shit. (ed: OK, More…
chocolate aeroplane
Oooeeerrr oooeeerrr oooeeerrr A man fell down the sewer He pulled the chain And up he came In a chocolate aeroplane =circa 1960's, AUS (Syd.)
Cinderella
Cinderella dressed in black, went to McDonalds to buy a Big Mac, Made a mistake and bought a shake, how many dollars did it take? [Start counting]
cinderella
Version 1: (This rhyme was chanted while jumping rope:) Cinderella dressed in yella Went upstairs to kiss her fella Made a mistake and kissed a snake How many doctors did it More…
coca cola went to town
coca cola went to town, diet pepsi shot him down, dr pepper picked him up, now we all drink seven up, seven up fell off the mountain, now were drinking from the fountain, then More…
coca-cola went to town
(ed: another 'jump rope song' : Coca-Cola went to town, Pepsi Cola shot him down Dr Pepper fixed him up And now he's drinking 7-Up. How many bottles did he drink? (ed: Judi says More…
coco pops advert
My names Coco I'm a monkey like you, I live on drugs and superglue too, I live in the jungle, in a cardboard box, But I'd rather have it off with Samantha Fox, Oh yeah... Version More…
coffin nails
(ed: Cigarettes were known by schoolboys to cause death long before it was popularly accepted. However, nobody really cared and 'fags' were often smoked behind bike sheds.... where lots of More…
Comet
Comet - it makes your teeth turn green Comet - it tastes like gasoline Comet - it makes you vomit So drink some Comet and vomit with me!
comet
Comet.. it makes your teeth turn green. Comet.. it makes your whole house clean. Comet - it makes you vomit. So drink Comet and vomit today. Variation: Comet - It makes your More…
copy cat
Copycat from Ballarat, Went to school and got the strap. Teacher said it wasn't fair, Because he lost his underwear. =AUS
Cottonville
Jerri has a problem. He writes: "My grandfather used to recite a poem that began, "about a mile from Cottonville there stands a village school... The middle is about kids More…
crap limericks and other odd little odes
(ed: I'll add new ones here as they arrive then we can maybe start a new section? Be warned - this page goes on... and on... and on...) There was a young man from Dundee, Was stung on More…