"Lou" method "sweetheart" in the south. It appears to come native the Scottish word "Loo" which way love.There is a video game that goes through this song. The human being playing the game choose which verses castle sing, or they can make up new ones. The game instructions are below the song.




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Skip to my Lou

Circle Game

(Chorus)Skip, skip, skip to mine Lou,Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,Skip, skip, skip to mine Lou,Skip to my Lou, mine darling.Lost my partner, what"ll i do?Lost mine partner, what"ll i do?Lost mine partner, what"ll ns do?Skip to mine Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)I"ll get another one, prettier than you,I"ll get one more one, prettier than you,I"ll get an additional one, prettier than you,Skip to my Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Little red wagon painted blue,Little red wagon painted blue,Little red wagon painted blue,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Can"t gain a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Can"t get a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Can"t gain a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Skip to my Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Fly"s in the street bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Fly"s in the sugar bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Fly"s in the sugar bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Skip to mine Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Skip to my Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Off to Texas, 2 by two,Off come Texas, two by two,Off to Texas, 2 by two,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)


(Chorus)Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,Skip, skip, skip to mine Lou,Skip, skip, skip to mine Lou,Skip to my Lou, my darling.Lost my partner, what"ll ns do?Lost mine partner, what"ll ns do?Lost mine partner, what"ll i do?Skip to my Lou, my darling.(Chorus)I"ll get one more one, prettier than you,I"ll get one more one, prettier than you,I"ll get an additional one, prettier than you,Skip to my Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Little red wagon painted blue,Little red wagon painted blue,Little red wagon painted blue,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Can"t gain a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Can"t acquire a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Can"t gain a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Skip to mine Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Skip to my Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Fly"s in the street bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Fly"s in the street bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Fly"s in the street bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Skip to mine Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Off come Texas, two by two,Off come Texas, 2 by two,Off come Texas, two by two,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)


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Notes

Alternate chorus because that Skip to my Lou:Lou, Lou, skip to mine Lou,Lou, Lou, skip to my Lou,Lou, Lou, skip to my Lou,Skip to my Lou, mine darling.


Game Instructions

Couples select their partners and also stand in a circle. One young should have no partner and go in the facility of the circle. He starts the game by skipping about the inside of the circle and stealing someone"s partner. The new pair then skip approximately the circle, while the one whose companion was stolen skips ~ them. If he records them by the moment they with the clues he was in v his companion originally, he can take his companion back. If the doesn"t catch them in time, he has to stand in the center of the circle.The young on the following round who has no companion then steals one more girl. The human being without the companion is the one who chooses which city everyone will certainly sing top top his turn.