There was once a house. In the house was a garden, In the garden was a pond, On the pond was a boat, An' by the boat was a girl, In a pretty petticoat. What was her name? Well that's such a shame, 'Cause it's hidden in the middle of this riddle! What is she called?
Her name is Anne. The riddle is sung as a song (henceforth it rhymes), meaning when sung the word and is pronounced as an', giving away her name!