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Wash on Monday

Nursery Rhyme Lyrics, Origins and History

 

The words of the old Rhyme, 'Wash on Monday...' reflect the English tradition of washing clothes on a Monday. This tradition was taken to America when the women of the Mayflower came ashore on Monday, November 13, 1620 and the first thing they did was the washing.

 
 
 

Wash on Monday
Nursery Rhyme lyrics, origins and history

Wash on Monday,
Iron on Tuesday,
Bake on Wednesday,
Brew on Thursday,
Churn on Friday,
Mend on Saturday,
Go to meeting on Sunday.

Wash on Monday
Nursery Rhyme lyrics, origins and history

 

Note: A Rhymes lyrics and the perceived origins of some Nursery Rhymes vary according to location

 

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