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Behind the Meaning of the Traditional Song, “London Bridge Is Falling Down”

Isn’t it strange how so many of our favorite nursery rhymes are about death and decay? Endings are as much a part of life as beginnings, so, it would seem, they make for some of the best and most lasting ditties that we learn from childhood through adulthood. For other examples, see “Humpty Dumpty” and […]

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