To quote the immortal Londo Mollari of Babylon 5...

"After two thousand years of art, literature, culture, and you know the ONE song that nearly all humans sing to their children at some point or another?"

(sings the Hokey Pokey)

"It does not mean anything! I have been studying it for seven days. I had the computer analyze it. I swear to you. It does not mean A THING!"