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Heavy words lightly thrown : the reason behind the rhyme

Heavy words lightly thrown : the reason behind the rhyme

Author: Chris John Roberts
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris John Roberts
ISBN: 9781592401307 1592401309
OCLC Number: 893728700
Notes: Originally published: Great Britain: Granta Books, 2004.
Description: 202 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Contents: Little Jack Horner a squatter? : Little Jack Horner --
Taking divinity classes? : Jack be nimble --
It's falling down : London bridge --
Who let them out? : Hark, hark, the dogs do bark --
Fancy a rub-a-dub, then, matey? " Rub-a-dub-dub --
Saucy geese? : Goosie, goosie, gander --
Piecing together the story : Humpty-dumpty --
Who ate all the pie? : Sing a song of sixpence --
Bloody Mary, anyone? / Mary, Mary, quite contrary --
A short tale? : Three blind mice --
A child's guide to taxation : Baa, baa black sheep --
So good they associated it twice : Grand old Duke of York --
Relationship rhymes : A frog would a -wooing go --
Disaster warning? / Ladybird, ladybird --
A swift tour of London? : Oranges and lemons --
Handbags at ten paces? : Tweedledum and tweedledee --
I coulda been a pretender : William and Mary, George and Anne --
Doesn't sweat much, for a fat lad : Georgey Porgy --
A few stops beyond barking? : As I was walking o'er little moorfields --
By 'eck pet! : Elsie Marley is grown so fine --
American graffiti : Yankee doodle --
Dial 999 : London's burning --
A quiet word about lullabies : Baby love, my baby love --
Paved with gold? : Turn again, Whittington --
Cat in well's chance? : Ding dong bell --
Push, push, in the bush : Here we go round the mulberry bush --
A proper paddy? : This old man --
Penny for them? : Remember, remember --
Pigs in wigs : Animals in nursery rhymes --
Where have all the sparrows gone? : Who killed cock robin? --
Using or losing your head? : Little boy blue --
Want some Jack and Jills? : Jack and Jill --
Land of my fathers : Taffy was a Welshman --
One everyone knows ... : Ring-a-ring o'roses --
It's the getting there that counts : Ride a cock horse to Banbury cross --
Kitty Fisher, now she's a sort : Lucy locket --
Would you Adam & Eve it? : Pop goes the weasel --
The odd couple : Jack Spratt --
Wages of sin? : See saw, Marjorie Daw --
Pipe and slippers : Old King Cole was a merry old soul.
Responsibility: Chris Roberts.
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