"Jack and Jill" (sometimes "Jack and Gill", particularly in earlier versions) is a traditional English nursery rhyme. The Roud Folk Song Index classifies the commonest tune and its variations as number 10266, although it has been set to several others.
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The earliest version of the rhyme was in a reprint of John...
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Though approximately the words above are what have survived...
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The Round index number is the standard way of cataloguing a folk song, so basically it establishes that it is a unique song. It would take a long time (and be rather repetitive) to explain this for every nursery rhyme (or folk song) on Wikipedia. Readers can find about this by clinking on the link.--SabreBD 23:49, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
Most attempts to reform nursery rhymes on this basis appear to be either very small scale, light-hearted updating, like Felix Dennis's When Jack Sued Jill – Nursery Rhymes for Modern Times (2006), or satires written as if from the point of view of political correctness in order to condemn reform.
"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" is a proverb.It means that without time off from work, a person becomes both bored and boring. The exact origins of the phrase remain unclear, though it was recorded as early as 1659.
The origin of the “Jack and Jill” nursery rhyme dates back at least to 18th century England, with various versions and lyrics. It is difficult to state the exact origin of this nursery rhyme. In the 16th century the words Jack and Jill were used to indicate a boy and a girl.
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However, in England, this nursery rhyme is sometimes thought as describing the situation in the 17 th century when King Charles I made a tax reform on alcoholic beverages. At first, he was vetoed by the Parliament, but then he found the solution in letting the tax remain the same but reducing the volume of a jack (½ pint measure) and gill ...
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