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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Do we really need old old nursery rhyme

Rain rain 
go away 
 Mister Eddie wants to play

You know sometimes when you get older you stop and think about the little nursery rhymes that you had when you were  a kid and where the hell did they come from and why do they always stick in our minds that you could never remember the ending 
So here's your answer to this one from Wikipedia

And why was Jack so nimble
And did she really have a goose
And did old mother Hubbard really live in a cupboard  or did old mother Hubbard live in a shoe
Now was pattycake related to the bakers man
Now did  bad bad Leroy Brown  really try not to spit in the wind or Pull  Superman's cape
Oh wait forget that  racy, racy, racy, 
,that's not a nursery rhyme,,sorry
And why did The fox really need to jump over the lazy damm dog anyway
Sorry forget that one two,, that's an exercise,, 

So if that brings back memories for you  I have already created something warm and soft and good 
Think of yours,,,,    and enjoy

So enjoy and read on


Similar rhymes can be found in many societies, including ancient Greece. The modern English language rhyme can be dated to at least to the 17th century when James Howell in his collection of proverbs noted:

Raine raine goe to Spain: faire weather come againe.[1]

A version very similar to the modern version was noted by John Aubrey in 1687 as used by "little children" to "charme away the Raine...":

Rain raine goe away,
Come again a Saturday.[1]

A wide variety of alternatives have been recorded including: "Midsummer day", "washing day", "Christmas Day" and "Martha's wedding day".[1]

In the mid-19th century James Orchard Halliwell collected and published the version:

Rain, rain, go away
Come again another day
Little Arthur wants to play.[2]

In a book from the late 19th century, the lyrics are as follows:

Rain, Rain,
Go away;
Come again,
April day;
Little Johnny wants to play.[3]

Rain rain
go away 
come again another day 
little (insert your name here )wants to play

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