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when I was a little girl like you… expression or saying

Pa’s teasing approach to storytelling:
Pa: When I was a little girl like you…
Small ♀: You weren’t a little girl!
Pa: Then, when I was a little boy like you…
Small ♀: But I am not a little boy!
↻ repeat until one party cracks

Collected by

Pa – 1950s
Noel King – father of Naomi

Submitted: 09/03/2022 by Mark

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