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Watch Clap Your Hands! http://youtu.be/aeZOXbHd5ogBuy the award-winning DVD :) http://www.mothergooseclub.com/store.phpVisit our ad-free website, http://www.mothergooseclub.com, for exciting songs, videos, narrated nursery rhymes, and printable coloring pages. Come join the club!Check out our multiple award-winning DVD:http://www.mothergooseclub.com/store.phpSubscribe!http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?annotation_id=annotation_25194&...Join us on Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/mothergooseclubWatch more videos on our channel:http://www.youtube.com/user/SockeyeMediaFollow us on Twitter:http://twitter.com/#!/mothergooseclubA big thanks to all of our fans out there big and small!Buy our nursery rhyme songs:http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004YCO5OM/http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004YCOWJK/Historical BackgroundThe earliest record of "Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe" was printed in Joseph Ritson's "Gammer Gurton's Garland" in 1794. This version included the additional last line "She whipp'd all their bums, and sent them to bed." Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the classic rhyme was varied many times. The rhyme is reputedly linked to both Queen Caroline, who had eight children, and Elizabeth Vergoose of Boston, who had six of her own children and ten step-children. Other than their many children, there is no evidence connecting these figures to the rhyme.Download a printable coloring page for Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe (just click print):http://mothergooseclub.com/rhymes.php?cat=favorites&id=158Listen to a narration of Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe:http://mothergooseclub.com/rhymes.php?cat=favorites&id=158"Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe" lyrics:There was an old womanWho lived in a shoe.She had so many childrenShe didn't know what to do.She gave them some brothAnd a big slice of bread,Kissed them all soundly,And sent them to bed.Additional versions:Version 1There was an old womanWho lived in a shoe.She had so many childrenShe didn't know what to do.She gave them some brothAnd a big slice of bread,Kissed them all soundlyAnd sent them to bed.(Mother Goose Club Version)Version 2There was an old womanWho lived in a shoe,She had so many children,She didn't know what to do.She gave them some broth,Without any bread,She whipped them all around,And sent them to bed.Source: Smith, The Little Mother Goose (1912)Version 3There was an old woman who lived in a shoe.She had so many children, she didn't know what to do;She gave them some broth without any bread;She whipp'd all their bums, and sent them to bed.Source: Joseph Ritson, Gammer Gurton's Garland (1794)
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