Reuben, Reuben, I’ve been thinkin’
What a grand world this would be
If the men were all transported
Far beyond the Northern Sea!
Then Reuben comes back with his rebuttal to Rachel. And round and round they go. Truly–where they’ll stop nobody knows!
This children’s song has been around since 1871, training us in the war of the sexes. I learned it in grade school and sang it with great fervor. Continue reading “Love and Respect”