Nursery Rhymes

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Nursery rhymes come from some ancient depth of history, for several reasons. It makes an easy way for kids to remember possible dangerous things 1, it is an easy interaction for parents, along the lines of a bedside story and it helps the youngster to learn about different things. Most nursery rhymes were coined long ago, before wide spread literacy, and so helped keep knowledge of history and culture alive, in dark times.
1Not that I can remember any of this sort, right now....

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