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THE ROLE OF CATS IN NURSERY RHYMES
by Sarah Hartwell
Great A, little a, bouncing B,
The Cat’s in the cupboard, and she can’t see.
This of course is a play on the first letters of the alphabet, with alliteration for cat, cupboard and “C” (rendered “see” in the verse). This illustrates the use of nursery rhymes in teaching language and letter skills to young children.