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The Man in the Moon

Nursery Rhyme Lyrics, Origins and History

 

We have placed this Nursery Rhyme, The man in the moon , in our category 'Lost Lyrics of an Old Nursery Rhyme'. Can you help us identify the the place of origin or history of this lesser known children's nursery rhyme? Alternatively, do you know of any Nursery Rhymes that we might include in this unusual section? Can you remember a nursery rhyme that we have not included? Please e-mail us with any suggestions and become part of our Nursery Rhyme site (we will credit you with any additions!) Help us to maintain our history and heritage through the words and lyrics of the humble Nursery Rhyme. Contact us at webmaster@rhymes.org.uk we'd love to hear from you!

The 'Pease Porridge' referred to in the words of this poem is a dish which is still enjoyed in Britain today. It is a smooth, thick sauce, which has a dark yellow colour. Pease pudding is a hot dish made from dried peas.

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The Man in the Moon
Nursery Rhyme lyrics, origins and history

The man in the moon came tumbling down
And asked his way to Norwich;
He went by the south and burnt his mouth
With supping cold pease porridge.

The Man in the Moon
Nursery Rhyme lyrics, origins and history

 

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