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|01-04-2013, 08:56 PM||#2 (permalink)|
according to a few different sources it originated in the U.K. and it's a cockney thing. Riddled with old as dirt slang that would have no real meaning today.
This was the least time consuming explanation to read.
Pop goes the Weasel nursery rhyme lyrics, origins and history
Something about not trusting the police and pawning your clothes.
|01-04-2013, 11:08 PM||#5 (permalink)|
Rubber Duckies Paintball
|01-05-2013, 01:33 AM||#6 (permalink)|
Lost the Daylight
Walt Disney - The Truth About Mother Goose (1/2) - 1957 - YouTube
Walt Disney - The Truth About Mother Goose (2/2) - 1957 - YouTube
I don't think it includes the weasel, but you will get Mary Mary, London Bridge, and a few more.
|01-05-2013, 05:49 AM||#7 (permalink)|
Three wise men from Gotham, sailed to sea in a bowl.
If the bowl would have been stronger, this story would be longer.
That is by far the best one I've ever come across. My aunt gave a book of old nursery rhymes to my daughter a few years ago. They are all twisted and demented.
|01-05-2013, 07:15 AM||#9 (permalink)|
I want more guns!
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: London/Nottingham UK
childrens stories really arent meant for children are they...
|01-05-2013, 10:39 AM||#10 (permalink)|
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I think a lot of them were meant to scare kids into behaving. they were boogieman stories. For example, in the original story Hansel and Grettle got eaten. Lesson=don't go into the woods kids.