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A-Z Blogging Challenge: N is for...?

Can you believe it?

I cannot find a single nursery rhyme beginning with the letter 'N'. I can find children's poems and stories but not a nursery rhyme and so, today, I've decided to give you something different.

A riddle! The only clue I'm giving you is that the solution to the riddle begins with the letter 'N'.

'Old Mother Granya hath but one eye
And a long tail which she does let fly;
And every time she doth jump through a gap
She leaveth a part of her tail in a trap.'

Can you guess who or what Old Mother Granya is?

Please leave your answers in the comment section below and all will be revealed tomorrow.


Unknown said…
Oh I looked! Yes, what Iris said....
Luana Krause said…
Denise: Cute riddle. I guess you'll have to make up your own nursery rhyme that starts with N....get N-spired. LOL.
I can't guess. At first I thought a nag. But that's not right. Blog on!
Denise said…
Iris and Susan - well done. It was indeed a needle!

Luana - i did attempt to write a nursery rhyme about lambs in the snow but it was so pathetic that I gave up in the end. I guess I wasn't N-spired enough! :-)

Francene - I thought the same as you before I knew the answer and then I decided she was a fox. If I hadn't known the answer I would never have guessed at a needle.

Hope you're enjoying the challenge!

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