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Can You Complete These Nursery Rhymes?
by Isadora Teich
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Are you a nursery rhymes expert? Almost everyone knows a nursery rhyme or two. Many people grew up hearing them as children. Some are funny, some teach lessons and some are just purely absurd. Children love fantastical situations, talking animals, and all sorts of things which wholly defy reality. These can often be seen in nursery rhymes which often feature all sorts of impractical characters in ridiculous situations.   

Nursery rhymes are traditional poems are songs. Many of the most famous ones in the western world originated in Britain, but they exist in many countries and cultures in various forms. They can also be called Mother Goose Rhymes, as Mother Goose is one of the most famous characters of the most popular nursery rhymes out there. Nursery rhymes as we know them today initially appeared in English plays and later books. These go back a few centuries, specifically to about the 17th and 18th centuries. The first collection of English nursery rhymes called "Tommy Thumb's Song Book," was published before the 1740s. It even had a sequel.  

If you think you know your nursery rhymes well enough to complete them, then put your knowledge to the test with this rhimey wimey quzi! 

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