Ring-a-Ring o' Roses
A children's rhyme, also known as “Ring around the Rosie”:
Ring-a-ring o' roses,
A pocket full of posies,
We all fall down.
The Hidden Histories Of “Humpty Dumpty,” “London Bridge,” And “Ring Around The Rosie”These hidden stories behind these three popular nursery rhymes may not be well known but they certainly make songs like "Humpty Dumpty" a little more interesting.
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