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Cracked only offers comment voting to subscribing members. If you’re already an awesome Cracked subscriber, click here to login. The Best, Most Underrated Lines From Shows And Movies, Pt. As nauseatingly wholesome as children’s songs may seem, sometimes there are corpses buried under those mountains of spaghetti, and axe murderers behind those rainbows. We suppose it’s pretty messed up to write an ode to shoddy civil engineering, but really, how bad could this be? Aside from all those suicides, nothing sinister ever happens on bridges! It’s a song about starving children to death.
There have been a lot of theories over the years as to what the collapse of the London Bridge in the song means. Some believe that it refers to Viking attacks back in the 11th century. As no documented records of such an attack on the bridge exist, however, we’ll instead focus on a different interpretation: immurement. The tradition is centuries old, based on the belief that such sacrifices would ensure the stability of the structures in which people were imprisoned. It was thought too awful to be anything but myth, but some documented cases have been recorded: They turned up a slew of bodies within the walls of several old European structures, including castles, churches and, in the case of Bremen, Germany, at least one bridge.