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Nursery Rhymes

Posted by Estelle on March 20, 2001

Is it true that:

Little Red Riding Hood is about a girl who goes through puberty and then loses her virginity?

Ring around the roses, pocketfull of posies, atishoo, atishoo, we all fall down is about the bubonic plague in mediaeval Europe?

Rock a By Baby on the Tree Top is about a serial killer?

Jack and Jill is about a boy and girl who are having sex and they fall down a hill thinking they were on a bed?

London Bridge is Falling Down is really about the London Bridge actually falling and sinking?