Nursery Rhymes
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Food Rhymes

Piping Hot, Smoking Hot

Piping hot, smoking hot. What I’ve got You have not. Hot gray peas, hot, hot, hot; Hot gray peas, hot!

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Wash The Dishes

Wash the dishes, Wipe the dishes, Ring the bell for tea; Three good wishes, Three good kisses, I will give to thee.

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A Carrot in a Garden

A carrot in a garden And a rabbit in the wood. Said the rabbit, “Beg your pardon, But you’re surely meant for food; Though you’ve started in to harden, You […]

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Intery Mintery

Intery, mintery, cutery corn, Apple seed and apple thorn; Wire, brier, limber-lock, Five geese in a flock, Sit and sing by a spring, O-u-t, and in again.

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Curly Locks

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Curly Locks, Curly Locks, Will you be mine? You shall not wash dishes, Nor feed the swine, But sit on a cushion And sew a fine seam, And sup upon […]

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Coffee and Tea

Molly, my sister and I fell out, And what do you think it was all about? She loved coffee and I loved tea, And that was the reason we couldn’t […]

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Eat, Eat, Eat

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Here come the sweet potatoes And here’s the Sunday meat, I guess we must be ready now To eat, eat, eat. I’m going to have the nicey plate And Daddy’s […]

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A Big, Fat Potato

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A big, fat potato lay down on a clod In the shade of some burdock and tall goldenrod, And he dreamed he were king of the whole garden plot, With […]

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Twelve Pears

Twelve pears hanging high, Twelve knights riding by ; Each knight took a pear, And yet left eleven there!

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Hot Mush and Molasses

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Hot mush and molasses all in a blue bowl — Eat it, it’s good for you, sonny. ’T will make you grow tall as a telephone pole — Eat it, […]

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