What's a knick knack paddywack?

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    Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago

    Is it just nonsensical rhyming for the sake of learning to count, or what?

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    Justine76posted 6 years ago

    The term "Paddywack" was used from at least the early nineteenth century to describe an angry person, specifically a "Brawny Irishman".[4] From at least the 1970s sensitivity over possible racism has meant that the song is often sung as "Knick-knack patty-whack", particularly in the United States