Eeny

Eeny
Ee|ny, mee|ny, mi|ney, mo
the first words of a short poem that children say as a way of choosing something when they have two or more possibilities, but do not know which one to choose. Each time they say a word they point to the next possible thing.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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