I suppose the reader never makes nonsense rhymes
from sheer gladness of heart,--nursery doggerel to keep time with the rippling of the stream, or the dancing of the sun, or the beating of his heart; the gibberish of delight.
He taught all the grandchildren his 'Oroj Chickeroj, chickeroj-a-pony' nonsense rhyme
Child readers and their parents should all enjoy this hilarious Australian slant on the old nonsense rhyme
In Edward Lear's nonsense rhyme
The Owl And The Pussycat mention is made of a runcible spoon.
Their practising of words, phrases, songs and nonsense rhyme
has the freedom and rhythm of poetry.
Ask the children to draw a picture to illustrate this nonsense rhyme
The singers' musical director, Beresford King-Smith, has dedicated The Golden Journey To Samarkand to the choir and pianist Rosemary Robinson has set the nonsense rhyme
The Jabberwocky to music in the style of Handel, for which soloists and instrumentalists will join the choir.
Possible scores: nonsense rhyme
= 5; rhyme recognition = 10; same-first-sound recognition = 10; same-first-syllable recognition = 10; blending = 6; word recognition = 5.
This is the first line of a Christmas song that sounds like a nonsense rhyme
, but it may date from the 16th century when it was used to teach the central features of the Christian faith.
So to pass on Catholic teachings, the Jesuits invented this nonsense rhyme
A circle of mud-stained outstretched hands is bracketed by the children's nonsense rhyme
"Rain, rain, go away," in Italian and English.
Former Goon Spike Milligan's nonsense rhyme
On The Ning Nang Nong was named the nation's favourite comic poem in a poll organised by the BBC.