London bridge is falling down

Some scholars believe that the English nursery rhyme tells the story of a Viking attack, while others think it"s about human sacrifice.


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Wiki CommonsThe score of “London Bridge Is Falling Down.”


Today, the “London Bridge Is Falling Down” has become one of the most popular rhymes in the world.

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It’s continually referenced in literature & pop culture, most notably T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land in 1922, the My Fair Lady musical in 1956, and country music artist Brenda Lee’s 1963 tuy nhiên “My Whole World Is Falling Down.”

And of course, the rhyme inspired the popular London Bridge trò chơi that’s still played by children today.

In this game, two children links their arms to form an arch of a bridge while the other kids take turns running underneath them. They continue lớn run through until the singing stops, the arch falls, và someone is “trapped.” That person is eliminated, & the trò chơi is repeated until there’s one player left.

Even though it left such a major mark in our modern-day world, the true meaning behind this medieval tale may never be known.

After a look at the meaning behind “London Bridge Is Falling Down,” check out the true và disturbing story behind Hansel & Gretal. .

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