Me: [Singing a nursery rhyme to my daughter]
My wife M: Ugh, that song is so morbid!
Me: It is?
M: Well, it's about a child at their sibling's funeral, isn't it?
M: And they think he's going to wake up?
Me: ???!! ... Welp, one of us is very wrong
Reader, she was the wrong one. In her defense, there are morbid nursery rhymes. And "morning" does sound like "mourning", which was the root of the misconception. What was the song?
ARE YOU SLEEPING? (FRÈRE JACQUES)