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February 18 2013 Poetry Newsletter

Continuing with my quest for the backgrounds for famous nursery rhymes, this time i stumbled upon the small and dainty ditty Jack Be Nimble and was amazed that the simple four-liner has as many as three distinct theories about its origin! Hope you find it interesting.

Jack Be Nimble - Background
Jack Be Nimble is a well-known tiny little nursery rhyme many of us would have learnt in school. But did you know that there are no less that three distinct theories as to its origin?


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