The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #169142   Message #4087974
Posted By: Steve Gardham
14-Jan-21 - 04:44 PM
Thread Name: Nursery Rhyme Origins
Subject: RE: Nursery Rhyme Origins
Absolutely agree. Same goes for the refrains to many folk songs, but be careful, not all of them are gobbledygook. For instance the long refrain in keemo kimo /frog went a courting, can be traced back to 18th century cant words.

Koymanero, kil kil kero
koymanero koy me
Plimslim slamadiddle I'm a bull a ringdum bullidum a koyme.