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Do children chant nursery rhymes any longer? In these days of SnapBlasts and Instathingies, they seem almost bizarrely anachronistic. And yet, for some reason, an old standby from our collective youth has been popping into our heads lately, completely unbidden.
Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie,
Kissed the girls and made them cry.
When the boys came out too play,
Georgie Porgie ran away.
An odd little ditty, which has been the subject of some debate over the years. Some claim that the rhyme refers to King George II, who is (incorrectly) alleged to have run away to the safety of the European mainland when he heard that the Jacobite armies were approaching from Scotland in 1745.
So it’s a bit of a funny coincidence that we seem to have our very own “Georgie Porgie”…or perhaps we should call her “Georgina”.
Although Catriona Selvester (aka Cat Scot) likes to refer to…
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