[Ads-l] Higgly-piggly

Jocelyn Limpert jocelyn.limpert at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 13 23:29:26 UTC 2014


My hen was black, not white! lol

Jocelyn

On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 6:23 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 5:22 PM, Jocelyn Limpert <
> jocelyn.limpert at gmail.com>
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> > I've always thought it was "higgeldy-piggeldy" as well.
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> Me, three. "Higgly-Piggly" is news to me.
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> Higgledy-piggledy
> My white hen
> She lays eggs
> For gentlemen
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