Recent Examples of nursery rhyme from the Web
The words could have survived by themselves, as sayings and nursery rhymes have done.
And sometimes, often, that rhyme is a nursery rhyme, sung by children playing hard at double-dutch, but only after Sunday school is over.
The supreme architect of both raw sound and double-entendre is, of course, Little Richard Penniman, whose screams and nonsense syllables allow a steamy lust to take the form of a nursery rhyme.
The company still dabbles in updating nursery rhymes.
Little Piggy Went to Prada: Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade Why kids love it: Although this book, which inserts designer clothing labels into classic nursery rhymes, is geared to older kids, every child is intrigued by a good nursery rhyme.
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First Known Use of nursery rhyme
NURSERY RHYME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nursery rhyme for English Language Learners
: a short poem or song for children
NURSERY RHYME Defined for Kids
Definition of nursery rhyme for Students
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