When you play Pat-a-Cake (you know, with the Baker’s Man), do you pat it and then roll it, or roll it and then pat it?  Do you ever mark said patted-cake with anything other than a ‘B’?

Do you think the last line of “Rock-a-Bye Baby” is too violent?  Would you approve a change such as “Mommy will catch you, cradle and all”?

“Ring-around-the-Rosie”:  Morbid or just good, clean fun?

Is Humpty Dumpty really, necessarily, an egg?

In “Pop! Goes the Weasel” is it “a penny for a spool of thread, a penny for a needle” or “a penny for a spool of thread, a penny for an easel”?  If the latter, what the h*** does a cobbler want an easel for?  Or is the monkey chasing the weasel around the mulberry bush, rendering the cobbler irrelevant? 

“Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes”:  Offensive to the differently-appendaged, or just good, clean fun?

Is the spider itsy-bitsy or eensy-weensy?

In “Baa Baa Black Sheep” do you give a bag of wool to everyone, or do you give the little boy who lives down the lane the shaft?

When you see London, France and eventually someone’s underpants, are they pink/white/filled-with-dynamite or pink/blue/filled-with-doggy-doo?

“The Farmer in the Dell”:  Mean to the Cheese, or just good, clean fun?

In “Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo” what do you catch by the toe?  And when it comes to the very best one, are you It or Not It?

When you ask someone to look up, look down, do you then have him look at your thumb because he’s dumb, or look at your pinky because he’s stinky?

What does it mean to “sleep tight”?  Does it have anything to do with waking up hung over?

“C” is for Cookie.  Is that good enough for you?

Are you familiar with the phrase “no cuts, no buts, no coconuts”?  How about “off my case, potato face”?

What do you think is in Old King Cole’s bowl?

If four-and-twenty blackbirds were “baked” in a pie, how would they manage to sing?

“On Top of Spaghetti”:  Unhygienic, or just good, clean (figuratively speaking) fun?

While the wheels on the bus go ’round and ’round, do the mommies on the bus go “sh-sh-sh,” or do both mommies and daddies do the “sh”-ing?

People are always asking the whereabouts of Thumbkin, Pointer, Ringman, and Small Man, but nobody ever wants to know where Middle Man is.  Could this be the origin of the phrase “eliminate the middle man”? 

Does Popeye the Sailor Man like to go swimmin’ with bare-naked women, or does he merely eat worms and spit out the germs?  Does he or does he not live in a garbage can?

How does one mistake a feather for macaroni?

I know you are, but what am I?

Tag:  Childish and annoying, or just good, clean fun?

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