Gong 05 eenie meenie

Gong 05 eenie meenie - Samuel Gong, 19 Student, Chinese...

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Samuel Gong, 19 Student, Chinese Languages: English Hermosa Beach, CA 4/7/08 Rhyme - Eenie, Meenie, Minie, Moe Eenie, meenie, minie, Moe, Catch a tiger by his toe. If he hollers, let him go Eenie, meenie minie, moe. This simple rhyme often used by children in order to help them make difficult decisions. Usually given a number of difficult options, the individual counts off each choice to each word of the rhyme. In other words, if the child were trying to pick between chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream, he could count off the words of the rhyme, probably pointing to each container as he repeated each word. The flavor the child is pointing to when he finishes the rhyme is the final choice; it is then implied that the child should pick that flavor. If he wants extra assurance or does not like the outcome, he may choose to try to start over again. He may start counting off on a different flavor to try to get a different result. This is one of the earliest rhymes I can remember.
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