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    • Join Date: Apr 2006
    • Posts: 2
    #1

    please heip me

    Dear teacher,

    I have read the following rhyme,but I do not known the meaing of
    “Stick, stock, stone dead”
    Would you me meaning of this sentence,please?
    Thank you very much

    cocozzh

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    Hinx, Minx, The Old Witch Winks
    Hinx, minx, the old witch winks
    The fat begins to fry
    Nobody's home but Jumping Joan
    Father, mother, and I
    Stick, stock, stone dead
    Blind men can't see
    Every knave will have a slave
    You and I must be he

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    #2

    Re: please heip me

    Stone dead- this is just an emphatic form of 'dead'

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