Thursday, March 12, 2009

And Pretty Maids All in a Row

This line from the nursery rhyme Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary came to mind when I saw my gorgeous chicks lined up in a row sleeping. I searched the Internet to make sure that I got the correct phrasing and quickly changed my mind about the appropriateness of this description. As it turns out, there is a bloody story behind this innocent sounding childhood rhyme. If I have managed to peak your interest and you don't mind learning the truth about your cherished Mother Goose rhymes, check out this site. Now I am off to learn more about other nursery rhymes.

1 comment:

  1. Way to ruin mother goose! I guess next you'll tell me that Humpty Dumpty wasn't an egg?