Nursery rhyme, England (U.K.)
“See Saw Margery Daw” is a popular English language nursery rhyme, folk song and playground singing game.
The rhyme first appeared in its modern form in Mother Goose’s Melody, published in London in around 1765. It may have its origins as a work song for sawyers, helping to keep rhythm when using a two-person saw.
See Saw Margery Daw,
Johnny shall have a new master.
He shall get but a penny a day,
because he won’t work any faster.
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