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Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason behind the Rhyme

Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason behind the Rhyme (ISBN10: 0786285176; ISBN13: 9780786285174)
ISBN13: 978-0786285174
ISBN10: 0786285176

Revealing the seamy and quirky stories behind favorite nursery rhymes, London librarian Roberts traces the origins of the subtle phrases and antiquated references, unearthing religious hatred, political subversion, and sexual innuendo.

Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Published: 05/28/2006
International: No



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