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Heavy words lightly thrown : the reason behind the rhyme

Author: Chris Roberts
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2006.
Series: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the origins and meanings of nursery rhymes reveals the popular sport behind "Jack Be Nimble" and Humpty Dumpty's identity as a cannon mounted on the walls of a Colchester church.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Roberts
ISBN: 0786285176 9780786285174
OCLC Number: 1011020926
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Responsibility: by Chris Roberts.

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A history of the origins and meanings of nursery rhymes reveals the popular sport behind "Jack Be Nimble" and Humpty Dumpty's identity as a cannon mounted on the walls of a Colchester church.

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