- Year Published: 1920
- Language: English
- Country of Origin: United States of America
- Source: Barnes, W. (Ed.). (1920). Types of Children's Literature: A Collection of the World's Best Literature for Children.. Yonkers, New York: World Book Company.
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 0.5
- Word Count: 28
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Jack Sprat could eat no fat,
His wife could eat no lean:
And so betwixt them both, you see,
They licked the platter clean.