Kate (kate_nepveu) wrote,
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The folk process in action

As applied to a popular (U.S.?) children's song.

What verses to "The Wheels on the Bus" are in your version, either from your childhood or now?

The _____ on the bus go _____:

wheels . . . round and round
59(20.3%)
wipers . . . swish swish swish
48(16.5%)
doors . . . open-shut
27(9.3%)
lights . . . blink blink blink
16(5.5%)
back (of) . . . (goes) bump bump bump
8(2.7%)
babies . . . wah wah wah
40(13.7%)
driver . . . ssh ssh ssh
20(6.9%)
parents . . . ssh ssh ssh
15(5.2%)
wheels . . . round and round (again)
37(12.7%)
other
21(7.2%)

(optional) I learned my version in

the United States
48(82.8%)
Canada
2(3.4%)
another predominantly English-speaking country that I may specify in comments
6(10.3%)
a non-predominantly-English speaking country that I may specify in comments
2(3.4%)

Ticky?

Walking
23(21.5%)
Driving
15(14.0%)
Biking
10(9.3%)
Rail
20(18.7%)
Even though I read the earworm warning, I still hate you now
12(11.2%)
Ticky
27(25.2%)

Tags: music, parenting
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    Look! Bookshelves! With books on them! (The bottom two shelves will have doors to turn them into cabinets, eventually tomorrow!)…

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