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From Huffington Post
Rub a Dub Dub
“Rub-a-dub-dub / Three men in a tub.” Okay, that already sounds a little odd, especially for an old children’s rhyme. But the modern iterations of this rhyme seem to be cleaned-up versions of the original, which described three girls in the tub: “Hey! rub-a-dub, ho! rub-a-dub, three maids in a tub / And who do you think were there? / The butcher, the baker, the candlestick-maker / And all of them gone to the fair.” Still not sure what’s going on? Some scholars believe this refers to a tawdry sideshow at a fair in which three naked girls are in a tub together -- and an extra bit of scandal is derived from the presence of three respectable townsfolk. Tsk, tsk, gentlemen. Now try to remember that the next time you read this cute rhyme to your little niece.
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