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Well I'll Be Hornswaggled!

BGOBGAI! Quickie:

Well, looks like someone got the better of your dear El Presidente of Birubegja (namely me)!  There I was, happy to believe the the old nursery rhyme “Ring Around the Rosie” was tied forever to the “fact” that the lyrics to the children’s song directly referred to the Black Death…otherwise known as the Bubonic Plague… 182 more words


If You're Happy and You Know It, Clap Your Hands

I woke up humming that song from my childhood the other day. I have no idea why. And then I started thinking about the lyrics. It’s been my experience that it’s never a good idea to examine the lyrics from childhood too closely. 143 more words