Origin of handy-dandy

First recorded in 1575–85
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Examples from the Web for handy-dandy

Historical Examples of handy-dandy

  • Handy-dandy, which is the Magistrate and which is the Thief?

    Visions and Revisions

    John Cowper Powys

  • Here we have the exact game of handy-dandy, which is, after all, the simple form of the odd and even of children.

    Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales

    David Goodger (goodger@python.org)