The original lyrics for this song are much too rude to include here!
Originally appearing in California in 1910, it was an angry response to the amount of spiders that were infesting people’s houses.
*DID YOU KNOW?
A 2004 episode of Peppa Pig called ‘Mr Skinny Legs’ was banned in Australia because it conveyed the message that ‘spiders can’t hurt you’.
Australia has many varieties of deadly spiders, including the Redback and funnel-web spiders.