That children's song/nursery rhyme you thought was nice...yeah..its NOT!

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  1. knowsbleed Registered

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    As a child, how often did you pay attention to the actual lyrics of a song or nursery rhyme? Most of the time, its just the harmony that children memorize. But as you get older, you start to realize, "Hey...that's a pretty messed up song". So here's a few gems that pretty much changed my perspective on innocence.

    There was an old lady...

    Ring around the "rosies"

    You are my sunshine ...my wife pointed out that its actually a sad song and that when it was originally written, it was not intended to be a children's song.

    Alouette ...cute song...about killing a bird


    feel free to contribute more childhood memory shattering pieces.
     
  2. Captain_BluTac You Better Run

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    Its Not Just Nursery Rhymes That Old Cartoon Captain Pugwush Was Filthy And The Power Rangers Does Have Slight Racist Undertones
     
  3. knowsbleed Registered

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    now my brain hurts.

    No punctuation marks make knowsbleed a sad boy.
     
  4. the_ultimate_evil CURSE YOU GIN MONKEY.

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    the pugwush is nothing but an urban legend
     
  5. tzarinna Mamochka

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    I think that's why I loved them so much, because they were so dark and disturbing.
     
  6. Kritish Registered

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    1. Work on your grammar and punctuation shortcomings.
    2. The stories about Captain Pugwash are just an urban legend.
    3. You think every thing's racist as far as I can tell.
     
  7. DBella Seducente/Mortale

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    You forgot to add Rock-a-bye-baby on your list.

    It's not just nursery rhymes but fairy tales are scary and dark and twisted too. :up:
     
  8. Warhammer Half Monk, Half Hitman

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    [​IMG]

    :p
     
  9. BatMatt Registered

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    original fairy tales were very dark and sexual. In the Brother's Grimm "Little Red Riding Hood" he eats the grandma, leaves parts of her around the house for Riding Hood to collect, makes her get naked, get into bed with him, and eats her. There is no hunter that saves them
     
  10. Manic User title? USER TITLE?!

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    The original Grimm versions of fairy tales were pretty hard core. Like how Cinderella's step-sisters cut off their heels and big toes to try to fit in that (non-glass) shoe.
     
  11. tzarinna Mamochka

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    That's the first thing I thought of when I saw the thread.
     
  12. Kelly #RESIST

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    And Cinderella has the step mother killed....:wow:
     
  13. tzarinna Mamochka

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    Spoilers dman you! :cmad:











    :p
     
  14. Kelly #RESIST

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    ooooops......
     
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  16. Manic User title? USER TITLE?!

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    If I remember my Snow White correctly, the Prince's kiss didn't wake the girl up; the dwarfs dropped her coffin, effectively performing a Ghetto Heimlich, popping the apple piece out of her throat. Then Snow forced the Queen to to dance at their wedding... in iron shoes recently smithed, and still blisteringly hot.
     
  17. Abaddon Watching

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    :eek::eek::eek:
     
  18. Abaddon Watching

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    Actually you're thinking of the pre-Grimm version. :ninja:

     
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    I think the hunter still saves them, depending on what version of the tale you read. I think it was Perrault (the guy who made LRRH famous before the Grimm brothers) who first came up with the idea of the wolf actually surviving.
     
  20. Immortalfire In the pale moonlight

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    Amen. A sleeping baby falls out of a tree, how charming :whatever: :csad:
     
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    Does anyone remember:
    The worms crawl in, the worms crawl out,
    In your belly and out your mouth --
    [var.] The worms play pinochle on your snout?

    joy

    and the rest...I think. I heard it somewhere...

    Did you ever think as the hearse drove by,
    You might be the next to die?
    They'd gather you up in a long white sheet
    And bury you [something] about six feet --
    You'd be all right for a couple of weeks,
    Then the coffin would start to leak
     
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    Yep that's true but you missed the most important part. She had to dance until she died.
     
  23. tzarinna Mamochka

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    Never heard the whole thing but yes.

    I always think to hold my breath when passing a cemetery, I don't what the **** you're suppose to do when you go to a funeral. :csad:
     
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    Ha...I used to be scared to flick off a cemetery for fear of my middle finger falling off.
     
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