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“This Little Piggy Went to Market”

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A children's rhyme that often accompanies a playful pulling at the five toes:

This little piggy went to market.
This little piggy stayed home.
This little piggy had roast beef.
This little piggy had none.
This little piggy cried “Wee! Wee! Wee!” all the way home.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

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