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About a Famous Pie

Taken from ‘Little Folks a Magazine for the Young’ of 1890.

“Sing a Song of Sixpence” is a favourite nursery rhyme; but every child who knows it probably thinks it is a rhyme and nothing more. 166 more words

Victorian

Sing a Song of Sixpence

“I think we are missing a bird here – I ordered four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie and I only count three and twenty blackbirds”

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Yuletide fares

“Above all the birds of winter, the frosty feldefares”: so says Mark Cocker, citing Chaucer. And it’s true: if ever a bird was associated with winter it is the Fieldfare. 638 more words

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Radiohead - winning the interwebs!

As we all know, over the last few days the legends that are Radiohead have been playing massive mind games with us, starting by completely erasing their internet presence and subsequently posting little hints and clues, culminating today in a new song/video called ‘Burn The Witch’. 38 more words

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Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

I am so excited… my Etsy shop is open and already I have had a couple of sales! Eloise has been busy helping me list some treasures in my store and people from around the world are looking at them even now. 217 more words

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Pennipomes Twoguineaseach

The Wikipedia article for the English nursery rhyme Sing a Song of Sixpence mentions James Joyce for his use of the rhyme in Ulysses (1922): 520 more words

James Joyce

Sing a Song of Six Quid

Sing a Song of Sixpence

Sing a song of sixpence,

A pocket full of rye.

Four and twenty blackbirds,

Baked in a pie. 106 more words

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