Search Nursery Rhyme Lyrics & Childrens Songs
Fishes swim in water clear,
Birds fly up into the air,
Serpents creep along the ground,
Boys and girls run round and around.
Some more nursery rhymes to enjoy
As titty mouse sat in the witty to spin,
Pussy came to her and bid her good ev'n.
"Oh, what are you doing, my little 'oman?"
"A-spinning a doublet for my gudeman."
"Then shall I come to thee, and wind up thy thread?"
"Oh no, Mrs. Puss, you will bite off my head!"
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).