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Nursery Rhyme Origins Quiz: Meanings & History behind the Rhymes

Introduction : Mary Harrell-Sesniak is a genealogist , author and editor with a strong technology background. In this guest blog post, Mary provides another fun quiz to test your knowledge of the origins of some familiar nursery rhymes—and provides examples from historical newspapers.

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Konall Konall says:
Weird children book of twisted nursery rhymes?
I read this really weird twisted book as a child about twisted nursery rhymes, the drawing were kindda creepy and there was a bit of little red riding hood where she shot the wolf hahaha does any one know the name? might be british cus I lived in...
tiandron says:
Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl "Then Little Red Riding Hood said, " But Grandma, what a lovely great big furry coat you have on." "That's wrong!" cried Wolf. "Have you forgot To tell me what BIG...

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