Mudcat Café message #224844 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #21219   Message #224844
Posted By: GUEST
08-May-00 - 05:41 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Ring-a-ring-of-roses
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Ring-a-ring-of-roses
I don't think any modern folklorist would accept any association of the song with the plague. Steve Roud, Secretary of the Folklore Society, London, specifically denounced that association several months ago on a subscription newsgroup.