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    • Join Date: Apr 2006
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    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



    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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    Re: please heip me

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


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