Date: Tue, 24 May 1994 10:17:12 -0700
From: "Joseph B. Monda" monda[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SEATTLEU.EDU
Subject: Anty, anty I over?
Did anyone ever play the game that I grew up calling "Anty Anty I/High Over"?
It was played by teams (or just two individuals) who threw a rubber ball
(or tennis ball) over the roof to the other side. If the other side
caight the ball on the fly, he/she could sneak around the house and throw
the ball at the other participant. If it hit the target, then the teams
switched sides of the house. The action began with the person in
possession of the ball calling "Anty Anty etc." and throwing the ball up
over the peak of the roof. Oh, and if the ball did not go over the peak, but
dribbled back down to the thrower, he'd Call "Pig Tail."
I grew up in Wenatchee, Washington. This game I played in the thirties.