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It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of Goosey goosey gander, Whither shall I wander? Upstairs and downstairs And in my lady's chamber. There I met an Its About That Time / The Theme - Miles Davis - At Newport 1955-1975 (The Bootleg Series Vol.
4) man Who wouldn't say his prayers, So I took him by his left leg And threw him down the stairs. Like most early versions of the rhyme it does not include the last four lines:. Goose-a goose-a gander, Where shall I wander? Up stairs and down stairs, In my lady's chamber; There you'll find a cup of sack And a race of ginger.
The stairs went crack, He nearly broke his back. And all the little ducks went, 'Quack, quack, quack'. Iona and Peter Opie note records of a separate rhyme referring to the Crane fly recorded from aboutwhich they suggest may have been amalgamated with this rhyme in the early nineteenth century:. Old father Long-Legs Can't say his prayers: take him by the left leg, And throw him downstairs. Some have suggested [ according to whom? Once discovered the priest would be forcibly taken from the house 'thrown down the stairs' and treated badly.
Other interpretations exist. Mark Cocker and Richard Mabey note in Birds Britannica that the greylag goose has for millennia been associated with fertility, that "goose" still has a sexual meaning in British culture, and that the nursery Goosey Gander - Various - Big Band Bash preserves these sexual overtones "In my lady's chamber". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Opie and P. Man and Wildfowl. Retrieved Mental Floss. Retrieved 26 September Roberts, Heavy words lightly thrown: the reason behind the rhyme Granta,p.
Birds Britannica. Categories : English nursery rhymes English folk songs English children's songs Traditional children's songs Songs about birds Songs about fictional characters Fictional geese Goosey Gander - Various - Big Band Bash Folk Song Index songs Ducks in literature.
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