Most Popular Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes Starting with 'A'

A Was an Apple

A Was an Apple originates from England in 1671.

 

A Wise Old Owl

A Wise Old Owl originates in American in 1915.

 

A-Tisket A-Tisket

A-Tisket A-Tisket originates in America around 1879.

 

Aiken Drum

The history of the rhyme can be traced to 1715 during the Jacobite Rising in Scotland. However, what many people don’t know is on who Aiken Drum was. It is believed that there was actually no person by that name. It’s all a myth who was kind but difficult to understand. The rhyme is one of the most common in Scotland and Northern England. Described in the poem, ‘The Brounie o Blednoch’, by William Nicholson, Aiken Drum became a very common mythical figure in the land.

 

An Apple A day

This is one of the most common phrases in the world to date. Though the author cannot be traced, it basically helps one improve his health status. It is believed that apples are very healthy and when one consumes them, chances are that they will fall sick less often. Therefore, it is very important to eat in a healthy manner as doing so will help improve your health. Also, it is possible to replace the world ‘doctor’ with that of ‘dentist’ especially in terms of tooth problems.

 

As I was going to St. Ives

To better understand this saying, it is important to know what St. Ives is. St. Ives is a small village in Cornwall England. The history of this one is not very well known. However, it is believed that it dates back to the 1700s. Though it is usually currently targeted at the young people, it is not possible to fully conclude that was the original target. It is used in schools and religious gatherings to improve the thinking of young people.  It is therefore important to fully explain the logic behind this situation. Doing so will help improve the meaning of the nursery rhyme.

 

As I was going to Charing Cross

As I was going to Charing Cross originated in England in the 17th century.







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