Admit it, there is something a little creepy about a chorus of toddlers chanting a nonsensical nursery rhyme. Yet, every day, parents clap their hands encouraging their babies to memorize the seemingly silly tunes. But if you stop and examine the lyrics of these iconic ballads of the English lexicon, you'll notice the songs barely conceal their wickedness.
Behind most nursery rhymes, there's a hundred years of history that we routinely ignore. But finally, the veil of wholesomeness has been lifted, and you can think twice about humming these catchy tunes when you find out their dark origins.