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ahh what an excellent subject, I remember singing that when I was at primary school (in Newcastle ) although I was always puzzled by the last two lines, which don't really scan.

There's longer versions of this *google google google* and one of them is at

I'm kind of sad that we used to sing the shorter version at my school. sigh.

Great idea, this. Any other London (nursery) rhymes for a follow-on?

London's burning and London Bridge is falling down spring to mind, but I doubt that either of those rhymes would last a week.

There's also Pop goes the weasel:

   Up and down the City Road
   In and out the Eagle a reference to the Eagle pub on City Road in Islington.

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