the children's counting-out rhyme is first attested 1855 as eeny meeny moany mite; form eene meenee mainee mo is attested from 1923. Another variation is eeny meeny tipty te.

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Contemporary Examples of eeny

  • When you don't have that in mind when you're going solo, it's an eeny miney mo setup.

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Historical Examples of eeny