Who was Polly in Polly put the kettle on?

Who was Polly in Polly put the kettle on?

“Polly Put the Kettle On” is a nursery rhyme originating from England. All sources indicate that it was first published in 1797, although its tune is known to have been used earlier, in the 1770’s. In Ireland and the USA, in earlier versions of the song, the name Molly was used instead of Polly.

What color is the basket in a Tisket A Tasket?

A-tisket a-tasket. A green and yellow basket.

What is the meaning of three blind mice?

The “three blind mice” were Protestant loyalists (the Oxford Martyrs, Ridley, Latimer and Cranmer), accused of plotting against Queen Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII who were burned at the stake, the mice’s “blindness” referring to their Protestant beliefs. The farmer’s wife refers to Mary.

What did Little Boy Blue do?

“Little Boy Blue” As a Representative of Innocence: The rhyme is about a shepherd child who used to look after his farm. The speaker calls the little boy and asks him to blow his horn, but the boy does not come. As the poem continues, we come to know the boy is sleeping under the haystack.

Did put the kettle on win?

Put The Kettle On (foaled 10 March 2014) is an Irish racehorse who competes in National Hunt racing. She won two minor races over hurdles but made dramatic improvement when campaigned in steeplechases….

Put The Kettle On
Trainer Henry De Bromhead
Record 16: 9-2-3
Earnings £395,382
Major wins

What did Jack burn when he jumped over the candlestick?

Lyrics for ‘Jack Be Nimble’ Jack jump over the candlestick. Jack jump high, Jack jump low, Jack jumped over and burned his toe.

Who Sings A Tisket A Tasket?

Chick Webb and His Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald
A-Tisket, A-Tasket/Artists

Is A Tisket A Tasket jazz?

“A-Tisket, A-Tasket” became a jazz standard and a crossover success for Webb and Fitzgerald, who is also credited as a writer on the song. Mr. Alexander, who went by Al Feldman at the time, embraced childhood themes for another song, “Gotta Pebble in My Shoe,” which Fitzgerald also recorded.

What does you’re My Boy Blue mean?

It can indeed be an expression of friendship. I think it can also mean “I’m relying on you” but in a slightly less serious context. I can’t help but think of that film ‘Old School’ where Will Ferell’s character says “you’re my boy, Blue!” but anyway, I digress.

Who Killed Little Boy Blue?

Sean Mercer
ITV’s Little Boy Blue tells the story of the 11-year-old, who was gunned down by 16-year-old Sean Mercer on his way home from football practice in Croxteth, Liverpool, in 2007, reports the Mirror.