The sweet melodic tunes of nursery rhymes are always on the tip of almost every child’s tongue. Playing and laughing joyously and chanting these rhymes, there’s nothing that could ruin the innocence of their blissful youth. However, these seemingly “innocuous” nursery rhymes have shockingly sinister meanings behind them, backstories that are so twisted that they’d make a person cringe. We grew up mindlessly listening to these rhymes, but now it’s time to find out what they actually mean. Sooner or later, children need to get acquainted with the reality of the world and know that there always isn’t a happy ending.