Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme

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Granta Books, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 176 pages
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Review: Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme

User Review  - Carrie - Goodreads

Fun! This book is a really enjoyable read. I learned so much. Besides the obvious knowledge about nursery rhymes, I learned a lot of random facts about the history behind English words or phrases. I ... Read full review

Review: Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme

User Review  - Kathleen - Goodreads

Eh. It's a fun read mostly, and pretty educational as to the history behind various rhymes (I had no idea Jack Horner was related to Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries, for example). However ... Read full review

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