Pop Goes the Weasel Day

Long-tailed weasel

Pop Goes the Weasel Day

Date: June 14

Pop Goes the Weasel Day celebrates the classic nursery rhyme "Pop Goes the Weasel." This day is all about enjoying the playful tune and exploring its origins and meanings.


"Pop Goes the Weasel" is a traditional English nursery rhyme and dance tune that dates back to the 19th century. While its exact origins are unclear, the rhyme has been a favorite among children and has been passed down through generations.

Interesting Information

  • The original lyrics of "Pop Goes the Weasel" are believed to contain references to working-class life in England.
  • The rhyme has been adapted and recorded in various versions around the world.
  • Some theories suggest that "Pop Goes the Weasel" may have been a dance, with the phrase "pop" indicating a quick movement or turn.
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