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Thread #49672   Message #750695
Posted By: GUEST
18-Jul-02 - 06:02 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Ring around the Rosy / Rosey
Subject: RE: Ring Around The Rosey's History??
The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes cites the earliest English language version as 1881. They note that 'would be origins finders' relate it to the Great Plague.