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Jack Sprat Had A Pig
Jack Sprat had a pig,
who was not very little
nor yet very big;
He was not very lean,
he was not very fat;
He'll do well for a grunt,
says little Jack Sprat.
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When winter comes with snow around,
It is such fun
To gather snow up from the ground,
To smite a man--
A snowman large and smooth and round.
His eyes as black as black can be,
We make of coal.
We give him broom, and buttons three,
And hat so droll.
A famous snowman now is he.
The famous snowman, fine to see,
Looks poorly now.
He dropped his broom, and buttons three,
I don't know how.
Whatever can the matter be?
Too soon the snowman off will go,
In night-time dark.
He'll creep away when warm winds blow,
And leave no mark,
Except a heap of dirty snow.
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).