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Digitally Literate #224

The Rights of the Child Digitally Lit #224 – 11/30/2019 Hi all, welcome to issue #224 of Digitally Literate, thanks for stopping by. Please subscribe if you would like this to show up in your email inbox. This week I celebrated Thanksgiving here in the U.S. with friends and family. I love to cook, and…

Two, Four, Six, Eight, Who Do We Appreciate?

Two, Four, Six, Eight, Who Do We Appreciate?

Children’s self-created rhymes often delineated in- and out-groups. Opie noted that antagonistic groups of children, like two schools or two football teams, generated cruel taunting rhymes that children would shout at each other. She pointed to an 1858 record of a children’s rhyme used against a particular village: “The Spittal wives are no’ very nice,/…