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Why: My mom used to say that all the time. In Blade Runner, J.F. Sebastian's little robot mutant dwarf Toy-friends say it.
Answer: It's a Mother Goose nursery rhyme:
- To market, to market, to buy a fat pig,
- Home again, home again, jiggety-jig.
- To market, to market, to buy a fat hog,
- Home again, home again, jiggety-jog.
- To market, to market, to buy a plum bun,
- Home again, home again, market is done.
The More You Know: But who was Mother Goose?
- The wife of Isaac Goose (or Vergoose, or Vertigoose) from Boston, who had 16 kids in the 1700s
- Berthe pied d'oie ("Goose-foot Bertha"), wife of Robert II of France
- Charles Perrault, who in 1665 published published a collection of fairy tales Histoires ou contes du temps passés, avec des moralités, which grew better known under its subtitle, Contes de ma mère l'Oye or "Tales of my Mother Goose"
- Someone else