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Shoe Door Sticks Straight

Shoe, door, sticks, straight.

What word comes next?

Hen. The words are the last in each phrase from the children’s nursery rhyme.

One, two, buckle my shoe;
Three, four, Shut the door;
Five, six, Pick up sticks;
Seven, eight, Lay them straight:
Nine, ten, A big, fat hen;

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8 Comments on "Shoe Door Sticks Straight"

fivebee says
February 10, 2014 @ 16:46


fivebee says
February 10, 2014 @ 16:47

hen because the words come at the end of a chant of 1 2 buckle my shoe every time

indu says
April 28, 2014 @ 05:58

Fat hen

lucy says
July 5, 2015 @ 18:18

big, fat hen

Chloe says
January 31, 2016 @ 23:53



Yay says
February 4, 2016 @ 20:57


Clara says
October 21, 2016 @ 12:03

Hen everyone’s wrong duhhhh!

Answer giver says
January 26, 2017 @ 13:22

The answer is hen!
This riddle is really cute and it’s one of my favorites :3
I hope this riddle brightened your day!

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