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Jelly on the Plate [one]

Jelly on the plate, rhyme / Marion Cunning & Hilda McCloskey, speech in English

Jelly on the plate, rhyme / Marion Cunning & Hilda McCloskey, speech in English

Jelly on the plate, jelly on the plate
Wriggly wraggly, wriggly wraggly
Jelly on the plate

Sausage on the pan, sausage on the pan
Turn it over, turn it over
Sausage on the pan

Penny on the floor, penny on the floor
Pick it up, pick it up
Penny on the floor

Policeman’s at the door, policeman’s at the door
Call him in, call him in
Policeman’s at the door

Burglar’s in the house, burglar’s in the house
Kick him out, kick him out
Burglar’s in the house.

Notes from Hugh Shields

A skipping rhyme in general use. See a Glasgow version in JTR Ritchie’s The singing street (1964). For another example in this collection, see “Jelly on the plate [two].”