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Johnny over the Water

Johnny over the water, rhyme / Marion Cunning, speech in English

Johnny over the water, rhyme / Marion Cunning, speech in English

Johnny over the water
Johnny over the sea
Johnny broke a window and blamed it on to me

I told ma
Ma told pa
Johnny got a whipping, ha ha ha!

Notes from Hugh Shields

Bum is defined as “boastful.” Cow’s clap refers to “cow-dung.”