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    Dears!
    Would you please tell the history of the children`s rhyme "Liar, liar pants on fire, hang them over the telephone wire"!
    And one more thing: do you have any associations with the word combination "rabbits in polka-dotted ties". May be it is connected with some cartoon or something.....??
    I appreciate you assistance
    Thanks
    Jane

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    Liar: http://phrases.shu.ac.uk/bulletin_bo...sages/932.html

    It was the best I could find.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jane
    Dears!
    Would you please tell the history of the children`s rhyme "Liar, liar pants on fire, hang them over the telephone wire"!
    And one more thing: do you have any associations with the word combination "rabbits in polka-dotted ties". May be it is connected with some cartoon or something.....??
    I appreciate you assistance
    Thanks
    Jane
    Rabbits in polka-dotted ties might be a reference to a cartoon. For some reason, it sounds a bit like Alice in Wonderland to me. :wink:

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    tdol, MikeNewYork! Thanx very much! :wink:[/list][/b]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jane
    tdol, MikeNewYork! Thanx very much! :wink:[/list][/b]
    You're welcome. :D

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