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Hey Diddle Diddle: Our Best-loved Nursery Rhymes and What They Really Mean

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Thetrue meanings and often surprising origins of 40 best-loved traditional nursery rhymes

Many of the catchy songs we grew up with were not nonsense verses for the playground but served as satirical commentaries on political events of the day, spreadingsubversive messages at a time when illiteracy was commonplace in society and direct criticism of the authorities was punish
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 6th 2008 by Summersdale (first published January 1st 2008)
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Shirley Evans
Mar 06, 2013 Shirley Evans rated it it was amazing
Great book - one you can keep referring to. I have another nursery rhyme meanings book but this one is far superior. You really need to own it.
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