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Nursery rhymes like "London Bridge Is Falling Down" and "Ring Around the Rosie" are commonly sung by children on the playground, but what were those songs originally about?

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In this episode of The List Show, Erin shares the surprisingly dark origins of 10 seemingly innocent nursery rhymes.

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