Blimey Libby - I can't keep up with your blogging tempo! I've never heard of 'a leg and a wing to see the king' but happy birthday to your mister anyway!
I have no idea what that first quote means but Happy Birthday to Your Geezer anyway!x
A Leg And A Wing is a plaqyground game carried out by many youngsters. It involves at least 3 people. One lays down on the floor, another holds the persons arms and the third person holds the persons legs. They pick him/her up and swing them from side to side, or back and forth, chanting the following rhyme:A leg and a wing To see the king A 1, A2 A jolly good 3 On the count of 3, the two wingmen throw the person they are swinging and let go of their arms and legs.
Thank you for your good wishes re misters b'day.I was joking about giving him the bumps and we laughingly recalled just what YP described...what we used to do as children.
Happy belated birthday mister Libby...slow off the mark though I am
Happy Birthday Mr D!
(And by the way (just catching up on posts) I can't offer you a flat in Edinburgh or any of those other alternative-house places, but should you ever want to have a holiday in Edinburgh, just let us know and if dates are suitable we'll happily vacate it as long as you don't mind feeding our cats.)
blimey, it's a while since I've heard that phrase. I don't recall letting go but I guess we must have done! did we all get hurt? clearly I must have bumped my head and forgotten! Happy birthday mister.
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