Sing a song of sixpence
A pocket full of rye
Four and twenty blackbirds
Baked in a pie
As with many others, this little nursery rhyme
does not have such innocent beginnings. In the early 1700's, it actually started as a coded message used by the legendary pirate, Blackbeard, to recruit new crew members.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~A Pirate Legend~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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So today, we all say Aaaarrrrgh Mateys!
Aye Aye, today be
Be sure to spread th' piratude ya scallywags!