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The big turnip



Makigi
Croatia

The big turnip
 
How does the story go?
 
Daddy pulls the turnip, mummy pulls daddy, brother pulls mummy, sister pulls brother
 
OR
 
Sister pulls brother, brother pulls mummy, mummy pulls daddy, daddy pulls the turnip 
 
thanx,
Makigi 
 
 

24 Jun 2015      



ueslteacher
Ukraine

from what I remember from my childhood it was grandpa pulling the turnip, then grandma pulling him, granddaughter pulling her, then dog, cat and a mouse. Maybe you ve heard a different version.

24 Jun 2015     



shvat
Israel

In Israel it s Eliezer and a "gezzer =carrot!
I guess the turnip turned into a carrot for the rhyme... but it s the same --grandparents, dog, cat, mouse!
Then they grate the carrote into a big salad and all the neighbors join in!

25 Jun 2015