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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.
Itsy Bitsy Spider is a song.
Other answer (please specify in comments)


Jan. 11th, 2013 01:06 pm (UTC)
Another vote for "Incy wincy spider" here. I'm not sure how you're distinguishing between "song" and "nursery rhyme", to be honest, but I'd class it as nursery rhyme. I'm sure it was regularly sung on Listen With Mother when I was a child and we definitely sang it at school -- with tune and actions.
Jan. 12th, 2013 07:26 am (UTC)
Nursery rhymes are a subset of songs so a tick for nursery rhyme is a tick for both.