Date: Wed, 25 May 1994 21:12:43 -0700
From: Rudy Troike RTROIKE[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ARIZVMS.BITNET
Subject: Anty -- Annie in California
The following is from my colleague, a California native.
From: UACCIT::MSAVILLE 25-MAY-1994 06:42
Subj: RE: A California game too?
Growing up in California in the 40's, we played "Annie Annie Over" (a
phonologically degenerate form of "Anty Anty High Over"). We also had
simpler game rules. When you caught or otherwise retrieved the ball, you
ran around to tag the person who threw it, and then it was your chance
to throw. I've never heard anyone call "Pig Tail" for a miss. We'd just