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Tidbits Farmer The

Source: Games For The Playground, Home, School And Gymnasium
Category: QUIET GAMES





_5 to 30 players._

_House party._

Each player should be given a card or slip of paper on which the
following verses are written, the last of each line being left blank.
The game consists in filling in the blank spaces each with a double
letter of the alphabet, as indicated in parentheses. The player wins
who has the largest number correct.

There is a farmer who is (YY)
Enough to take his (EE)
And study nature with his (II)
And think on what he (CC)

He hears the chatter of the (JJ)
As they each other (TT)
And sees that when a tree de (KK)
It makes a home for (BB)

A yoke of oxen will he (UU)
With many haws and (GG)
And their mistakes he will ex (QQ)
When plowing for his (PP)

He little buys but much he se (LL)
And therefore little (OO)
And when he hoes his soil spe (LL)
He also soils his h (OO)





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