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Re: Skinamarink

Posted by ESC on May 23, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Skinamarink (sp?) posted by ESC on May 23, 2003

: : Does anyone know the origin of this word/group of nonsense syllables? I came up empty-handed on a web search. I vaguely associate it with jive-talk phrases like "23 skidoo", but there may not be any connection.

: It's a child's song. I know we've discussed this. I'll try to find it in the archives.

No luck. Maybe someone else will remember what we came up with.

Skidamarink

Skidamarink - adink - a dink
Skidamarink - a doo!
I love you! (twice)

I love you in the morning
and in the afternoon
I love you in the evening
and underneath the moon!

Oh, skidamarink - adink - a dink,
Skidamarink - a doo!
I LOVE YOU!!!

From http://www.surprisingkids.com/songs2.htm Accessed May 23, 2003.

Also saw it spelled "Skinnamarink."