Everything 159 November 20, 2008 quizfoundation6 Comments Henry Ford on his first car, the Quadricycle. A yarn about a childhood staple. Explain.
Little Miss Muffet.
Supposedly about Mary, Queen of Scots (1) being scared of John Knox (2). Another theory is that Thomas Muffett (entomologist and expander of the Theater of Insects in 3) wrote it for his daughters.
little miss muffet sat on a tuffet?
A supposed origin for Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet. The nursey rhyme based on the acrimonius relationship between mary Queen of Scots & John Knox. The book perhaps carried description of a spider.
Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet,
Eating her curds and whey;
Along came a spider, who sat down beside her
And frightened Miss Muffet away
1.Mary Queen of Scots
Nursery Rhyme Little Miss Muffet
1. Mary, Queen of Scots
2. John Knox
3. Theatre of Insects – partly authored by Thomas Muffet
One story is that:
Thomas Muffet thought to have written the nursery rhyme about his daughters.
The other is that the nursery rhyme is about Mary Queen of Scots (Little Miss Muffet) and her fears about John Knox (the spider).
something about marie biscuit…
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