One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A child's name for a lamb.
- ‘I only regret that I forgot to take my camera so you urban-dwellers could see the cruelty that they would like little baa-lambs to suffer.’
- ‘He would be able to fit right in with all the other chaps admiring prams and nursery mobiles with the duckies and baa-lambs in the metrosexual male department at Myers.’
- ‘‘Vegetarians’ who eat fish are demi-vegetarians, i.e., they won't eat moo-cows or baa-lambs but they eat fish because there weren't any nice nursery rhymes about fish.’
- ‘I'll have tea towel, dressing gown, false beard, toy baa-lamb under one arm.’
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