The following initials represent the first lines of well known nursery rhymes:

1. R A R O R – Ring a ring a roses

2. D D B P I T W

3. T W A O W W L I A S – There was an old woman who lived in a shoe

4. O T, B M S -One two, buckle my shoe

5. T L P W T M

6. R A R T G – round and round the garden

7. J A J W U T H – Jack and Jill went up the hill

8. L J H S I T C – Little Jack Horner sat in the corner

9. J S W E N F – Jack Sprat would eat no fat

10. J B N, J B Q -Jack be nimble, jack be quick

Can you tell me which is which?

Alternative Nursery Rhymes

A few alternative nursery rhymes for Janus… but written a while back , so probably don’t count for the competition!


There was a crooked man,
who walked a crooked mile,
he found a crooked pound coin,
upon a crooked stile,

he bought a crooked lotto ticket,
and won a crooked prize,
and went abroad to sunny Spain,
which was very, very wise. Continue reading “Alternative Nursery Rhymes”