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More stanzas for Doodle Bug charms arrive at CM

Leslie R Sapp writes:
The charms, or chanted verses are to entice the doodlebug out of his hole. Here are some examples.
  1. Doodle, doodle, come out and get some bread and butter; Doodle, doodle, come and get a barrel of sugar.

  2. Doodlebug, doodlebug, come up and get a grain of corn. Your house is burning up.

  3. Doodlebug, doodlebug, come out your hole; Your house is on fire and your children will burn.

  4. Doodlebug, doodlebug, come out of your house; It's burning up with your wife and all your children, except Mary-she's under the dishpan

  5. Doodlebug,doodlebug, come out of your hole; If you don't, I'll beat you black as a mole.

  6. Doodle, doodle, your mother and grand-daddy are dead.
--Leslie R Sapp
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