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Mother Goose

The gal pals talk about their favorite fairy tales before Debbi takes on the magical mystery tour of Mother Goose. Was she a real person? What was her evolution? We go through all the possibilities with only a few slams on Disney. Please don’t sue us, Disney!!

Show Notes

  • Gal Pals this month are Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris, Debbi Sponsler, and Leah Leach.
  • Katie already talked about Tiamat, Bonnie already talked about Women of Greek Myths
  • Get to know you question – what is your favorite fairytale?
  • “Werewolves of London” (video below)
  • CORRECTION Thumbelina (1994) was made by Warner Brothers
  • Lady Cottington’s Pressed Fairy Book (Gal’s Guide Library)
  • Which knight is Terry Jones?
  • UPDATE: Sir Bedevere (picture below)
  • History Chicks episodes about Pocahontas
  • Meg in Hercules
  • Baby Pegasus
  • Rant on Little Mermaid
  • Debbi’s 1 Cool Folk Tale & Myth is Mother Goose
  • Was she real?
  • Possiblea
  • Boston 1600’s Mary & Elizabeth Goose
  • Sussex England, 1704 Marth Gooch
  • 1697 First book of Mother Goose Stories that has been found
  • 964 Bertha of Burgundy
  • 710 Queen Goose Foot
  • Webbed Toes
  • Mother Goose as a witch
  • England 1765 Mother Goose stories in rhyme
  • America 1785 a reprint
  • 1650 “Like a Mother Goose story.”
  • 1650 Baroness d’Aulney coined “Fairy Tale”
  • Mother Goose’s evolution
  • 1806 Pantomime
  • Appearance as a storyteller to a ghost to a goose
  • Nursey Rhyme about Mother Goose
  • Rabbit Hole
  • Not for kids at first
  • other types of Mother Goose stories
  • L. Frank Baum
  • 1970’s Inner City Mother Goose
  • Politically Correct Bedtime Stories
  • Research on rhyme



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