“Hickory Dickory Dock” is a nursery rhyme that has been around for centuries. It has been translated into many different languages and is one of the most popular nursery rhymes in the world.
The lyrics of “Hickory Dickory Dock” are about a mouse who goes to visit his friend, a cat, to borrow his whiskers. The cat tells him that he can’t lend them because they are so very important to him. So, the mouse asks if he can borrow a little piece of string instead and ties it around his tail so he can whisk himself away when needed.
Some versions of this song have included verses about other animals like rabbits and frogs, but it remains as “Hickory Dickory Dock.”
“Hickory Dickory Dock” is one of the most popular children’s rhyme in English. It is a counting rhyme that has been used for centuries and is still being sung today.
The song was originally written in England around the turn of the 18th century, but it didn’t become popular until it was published in America by James Platt in 1805.
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