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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Ring Around the Rosy ... and Zombies

I was wondering, given the fascination with all things zombie today, if anyone has noticed a change in the behavior of young children? Now, we all know that the children's game "Ring around the rosy"  is purported to be a remnant of the Black Death. Far from pleasant, but kids enjoy the rhyme and the falling down, so the game lives on. But, since it apparently IS about death, and they do all fall down, do they now all get back up, stagger around groaning, and demanding BRAINS? That would seem to be the next logical step in the game, don't you think?

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