The Quiet Game of 'Tig'

Childhood - Playing Out

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Year: 1950         Item #: 588         Views: 8,436         Comments: No Comments.

The Quiet Game of 'Tig'
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"And O-U-T spells OUT". Counting-out rhymes are often relics of tribal mumbo-jumbo, magical rites like casting lots. Sometimes they imitate numerals of forgotten languages.
Source: Picture Post. April 8, 1950