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Random Poem of the Day

2They went to sea in a bowl,
3And if the bowl had been stronger,
4My song had been longer.


1] A town near Nottingham whose citizens are defamed for their lack of intelligence. Cf. The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes, ed. Iona and Peter Opie (1951; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966), no. 192, pp. 193-94. Back to Line