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I am a Pretty Little Dutch Girl
I am a pretty little Dutch girl,
As pretty as I can be.
And all the boys in the neighbourhood
Are crazy over me!
Some more nursery rhymes to enjoy
On Christmas Eve
On Christmas Eve I turned the spit,
I burnt my fingers, I fell it yet.
The cock sparrow flew over the table,
The pot began to play with the ladle.
The ladle stood up like an angry man,
And vowed he'd fight the frying-pan.
The frying-pan behind the door
Said he never saw the like before.
And the kitchen clock I was going to wind
Said he never saw the like behind.
Origins of Nursery Rhyme Lyrics and Words
Nursery Rhyme lyrics have many different origins and meanings. In most cases the meanings behind nursery rhyme lyrics cannot be verified. A few examples of some more well know nursery rhyme lyrics and their possible meanings are; ‘Baa, Baa, Black sheep’ was thought to originate from the medieval taxes, ‘Humpty Dumpty’ was thought to be a cannon used in the English civil war and ‘London Bridge is Falling Down’ was thought to be related to the burial of children in foundations or Vikings burning wooden bridges. Whatever the meaning behind Nursery Rhyme Lyrics we have enjoyed them in our own childhood along with sharing them with our own children (and it is amazing after many years how quickly the Lyrics to nursery rhymes can still be remembered).