"Shut your eyes"

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Mon Aug 13 16:11:20 UTC 2001

On Sun, 12 Aug 2001, Laurence Horn wrote:
> >
> This one was turned around in my own childhood (late 40's onward) to
> allow for the completion of the couplet, as follows:
> Open your mouth and shut your eyes
> And you will have a big surprise

Same here, often with the variant:

And I will give you a big surprise

maberry at u.washington.edu

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