1 In London Bells, what do the bells of Old Bailey say? 2 Which historical event does Ring Around the Rosy chronicle? 3 In Monday's Child, what description is given of Wednesday's child? 4 What did Little Miss Muffet eat while sitting on her tuffet? 5 The wall-perching character Humpty Dumpty is thought to have been a) a cannon b) a statue c) a bell? 6 How many blackbirds were baked in a pie in the rhyme Sing a Song of Sixpence? 7 In Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, what do the 'pretty maids all in a row' refer to? 8 What did Little Jack Horner pull from his pie? 9 In Hey Diddle Diddle, what did the dish run away with? 10 Dr Foster (Went to Gloucester) is reportedly about which English king: a) Henry VIII b) Edward I c) Richard III? Solution 1 When will you pay me? 2 The bubonic plague 3 Full of woe 4 Curds and whey 5 a) A cannon 6 Four and 20 7 Guillotines 8 A plum 9 The spoon 10 b) Edward I.