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Ring Around the Rosie...

When I was in middle school, my history teacher one day mentioned with this goofy smile on her face that the nursery rhyme, Ring Around the Rosie, is actually about the plague that killed most of Europe’s population in the 14th century. 244 more words

Writing

Posie, Posie!

“Posie, posie”

I watched as the adorable, almost two year-old little girl I was nannying for, spun around and around. “Down!” she screamed, and so she went onto the off-white carpet for a brief… 476 more words

Disease

NURSERY RHYMES....

Who knew they had such dastardly beginnings…..

Check it out here.

Cheery Children's Rhyme About a Ghastly Cataclysm

“Ring Around the Rosie” first appeared in Mother Goose in 1881. However, the origin of the poem may actually rest with the original Black Death outbreak of the mid-fourteenth century. 216 more words

History

10th to 16th November 2014 - Home Without Parents

Wednesday, 12th November – Ring Around The Rosie

Thursday, 13th November
My wife’s colleague gave Gio a TShirt

Friday, 14th November
My wife and I left early in the morning for our Marriage Enrichment Group’s Annual Retreat. 95 more words

Baby Care

Piecing Together The Back Story Of Humpty Dumpty

The familiar nursery rhyme of Humpty Dumpty is:  “Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.  All the king’s horses and all the king’s men, couldn’t put Humpty together again… 318 more words

Growing Up