"Strawberry shortcake, banana split, we think your team plays like—“ is a popular cheer, cited in print since at least September 2000. An innocent continuation usually is, “...shift to the left, shift to the right, stand up, sit down, fight, fight, fight!”
Google Groups: rec.arts.marching.band.high-school
Sep 12 2000
You Team Plays like.
Lean to the Left
Lean to the Right
Fight, Fight, Fight.
Sitcoms Online Message Boards
03-30-2001, 07:12 AM
“Strawberry shortcake banana split, we make your team look like shift to left, shift to right… stand up sit down fight fight fight!"- Badminton A rocks!
Far From Xanadu
By Julie Anne Peters
New York, NY: Little, Brown
His tryout cheer in front of the whole school went:
“Strawberry shortcake Banana split We think your team plays like —”
15 January 2006, The Telegraph (Alton, IL), “Derby Day: Scouts take part in exercises to build teamwork” by Nick Lucchesi, pg. A9, col. 4:
“Strawberry shortcake, banana split. All the other patrols are a pile of—shift to the left, shift to the right, Minutemen, Minutemen are out of sight!”
Does anybody have any good Volleyball chants??? (Asked on May 30, 2006—ed.)
strawberry shortcake banana split we think your team plays like shift to the right shift to the left come on west fight fight fight.
6 years ago
High school cheer:
Strawberry shortcake, banana split!
We think your team plays like
SHIFT to the left, shift to the right
Stand up, sit down, fight fight fight!
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 7:51 PM on March 3, 2011