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English translation: Counting Song

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English term or phrase:buckle my shoe
English translation:Counting Song
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16:11 Jul 5, 2002
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Art/Literary
English term or phrase: buckle my shoe
I know the meaning of the expression, I just wonder if there is some secondary meaning in itself or in the combination "one, two, buckle my shoe" - where it occurs - (a ditty or something like that).

Thanks in advance!
Eva Blanar
Hungary
Local time: 19:52
Counting Song
Explanation:
It is a little song/ditty devised to help children learn to count...hence the rhyming.
One two, buckle my shoe
Three four, knock at the door
Five six, pick up sticks
Seven Eight, lay them straight
etc

It must have worked for me...I still remember (most) of it!
hth

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jerrie
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:52
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Thanks, that's perfect! I felt there was something behind...
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4 +3Counting Song
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Counting Song


Explanation:
It is a little song/ditty devised to help children learn to count...hence the rhyming.
One two, buckle my shoe
Three four, knock at the door
Five six, pick up sticks
Seven Eight, lay them straight
etc

It must have worked for me...I still remember (most) of it!
hth

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2002-07-05 16:23:13 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

www.collingsm.freeserve.co.uk/d/1.htm

This link gives you 1 - 20!
I feel 5 years old again!!

jerrie
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 773
Grading comment
Thanks, that's perfect! I felt there was something behind...

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Bill Greendyk
1 min
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agree  Marian Greenfield
2 mins
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agree  Hermeneutica: And from this song, it is also the title of an Agatha Christie mystery
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