Ten Green Bottles

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For the Vivian Jeanette Kaplan novel, see Ten Green Bottles (book).

"Ten Green Bottles" is a song that is popular in the United Kingdom.[1] In essence, the song is a single verse repeated, each time with one bottle fewer:

Ten green bottles standing on the wall
Ten green bottles standing on the wall
And if one green bottle should accidentally fall,
There'll be nine green bottles standing on the wall.

This pattern continues until the number of bottles reach zero:

One green bottle hanging on the wall,
One green bottle hanging on the wall,
And if one green bottle should accidentally fall,
There'll be...no green bottles hanging on the wall!

See also[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/schoolradio/subjects/mathematics/countingsongs/G-Z/ten_green_bottles