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GUEST,Willa Origins: Ring around the Rosy / Rosey (214* d) RE: Ring Around The Rosey's History?? 18 Jul 02


And if that is the version you mean, it is said to refer to the plague "Atishoo atishoo We'll all fall down" being the symptoms and the result.The "pocket full of posies" would probably relate to the use of a pomander/nosegay of flowers, which was thought to be effective in warding off the germs.


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