The mystery man revised versions, itsy-bitsy spider, not itty-bitty spider. Old mcdonald talks about mcdonalds the restaurant. A lot telling kids what to do. More to the nursery rhymes than what we may have been taught. Most are very recognizable short, memorable, usually rhyme and easy to grasp by the audience, their function very clear. Encompass a lot of different kinds of genres diverse in character. A lot have their routes, like fairy tales, and may not have originally be meant for children. Generally depicted as a wise old woman, grandmother like and attached to a goose. Various explanations as to who mother goose is some suggest she was originally shar lemain, or a woman from boston, elizabeth goose. Gesture during the fact that we don"t know who wrote most of these nursery rhymes, so they are lumped under this one figure. We can sometimes pinpoint when a nursery rhyme first originated.