nursery rhymes

Culture & Arts
The origin of the creepy rhyme.
Parents
"Can you believe we sing this to our kids?"
Entertainment
A familiar nursery rhyme to die for. The year is 1346. An estimated 75 to 200 million Europeans are being wiped out by bubonic
Comedy
The Itsy Bitsy Spider has vowed never again to climb the waterspout.
Comedy
A shocking report was released revealing that Humpty Dumpty could have been put back together if not for the incompetence of Veterans' Affairs. The report described Mr. Dumpty as a tough, hardboiled individual capable of a full recovery from the shell-shock he sustained after the fall.
Comedy
After having their tails cut off by the Farmer's wife, the Three Blind Mice expressed shock and anger when she was released without charges after just a few hours of questioning.
Parenting
Jack and Jill Went up Capitol Hill to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown. But all anyone could talk about was how Jill should smile more.
Comedy
Most felt sheepish sharing publicly , but two friends did agree under conditions of anonymity, "I don't want to bust her chops," one said. "After all, it was cute when we were kids. But a grown woman being followed by a lamb is a tad strange."
Books
"Real people don't live their lives in isolation. I think that's part of the secret to any good crime franchise --to have a series' character people really want to get to know better. People in the UK and U.S. seem to really respond to Helen and Charlie and want to go where they do. "
San Francisco
No customers, a dark Tuesday, I'm lit on cognac making up nursery rhymes that can be sung at an alcoholic's picnic.
Los Angeles
Never in my lifetime have I heard of a science fiction theatre festival -- perhaps because they never existed until actor/writer David Dean Bottrell came up with the idea in 2013 after reading The Wife's Story, a dark and unusual short piece by the great Ursula LeGuin.
Parenting
With their lilting rhythms and catchy rhymes, nursery rhymes have delighted successive generations of children since the
Books
Sometimes it’s easy, albeit shocking, to track down the un-bowdlerized originals. Early collections of fairy tales such as
Culture & Arts
After reading this the other night I got to thinking that maybe I should and recreate my own version of Wynken, Blynken and
Parenting
Hickory dickory dock. Can you please stop touching your %^&*? You went number one, but now you're all done. Hickory dickory %^&*.