[Dixielandjazz] Ashes

Laurence Swain l.swain at comcast.net
Thu Sep 15 12:54:25 PDT 2005

Fr M J "Mike" Logsdon wrote:
> Actually, one of the urban legends websites (can't recall which one)
> identifies the bubonic plague connection as spurious,

Snopes debunks the plague connection here:


Perhaps reading snopes will help stifle any further discussion of this innocent old nursery 
rhyme on the list.

Larry Swain

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