It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of The author of the rhyme is uncertain, but may be English poet Robert Southey — What are little boys made of? What are little girls made of?
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The rhyme appears in many variant forms. For example, other versions may describe boys as being made of "snaps", "frogs",   "snakes",  or "slugs",  rather than "snips" as above. In the earliest known versions, the first ingredient for boys is either "snips" or "snigs",  the latter being a Cumbrian dialect word for a small eel. Other stanzas describe what babies, young men, young women, sailors, soldiers, nurses, fathers, mothers, old men, old women, and all folks are made of. According to Iona and Peter Opie , this first appears in a manuscript by the English poet Robert Southey — , who added the stanzas other than the two below.
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List of folk songs by Roud number. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 27 March November This story explains a lot about parrots I didn't know before.
This story really leaves me wondering what must have been the political climate when Mark Twain wrote this story? Was Mark Twain part of a group of emerging satirists, critical of society?
Or were his ideas against the popular trend of the time? What can we say about our society now?
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