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Spider at the library

Overheard at the library today, mother to c. 3 year old daughter: "Go get some books. But not all pink ones!"

Which of these statements about "Itsy Bitsy Spider" is most true in your personal experience?

Itsy Bitsy Spider is a nursery rhyme.
27(40.9%)
Itsy Bitsy Spider is a song.
30(45.5%)
Other answer (please specify in comments)
9(13.6%)

Comments

non_trivial
Jan. 10th, 2013 11:30 pm (UTC)
I know it as 'incy wincy spider', and it has a tune.
desperance
Jan. 11th, 2013 12:35 am (UTC)
Whereas I know it as Incy Wincy, but it's definitely a nursery rhyme to me. I suppose I have always known that there was a tune - but that's like knowing there's a film of a favourite book. You don't have to go and see it; you've already got the original, the one that matters.
lil_shepherd
Jan. 11th, 2013 05:39 am (UTC)
I was about to say 'Is this the same as Incy Wincy Spider'? In which case, I don't know a tune, but I do know all the actions.
gillpolack
Jan. 12th, 2013 02:09 am (UTC)
Me too. A sung and performed (lots of lovely actions!) nursery rhyme.