or ring-a·round-the-ros·y, ring-a·round-a-ros·ey
[ ring-uh-round-th uh-roh-zee ]
/ ˈrɪŋ əˈraʊnd ðəˈroʊ zi /
a children's game in which the players sing while going around in a circle and squat when the lyrics “all fall down” are sung.
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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