an egg-shaped character in a Mother Goose nursery rhyme that fell off a wall and could not be put together again.
(sometimes lowercase) something that has been damaged severely and usually irreparably.
Meaningedit]. Humpty Dumpty, shown as a riddle with answer, in a 1902 Mother
Goose story book by William Wallace Denslow.
Apr 24, 2013 ... As you seem to have noticed, in the “Humpty Dumpty” nursery rhyme, nowhere
does it say that Humpty is an egg, yet he is often presented as ...
I know some fairy tales have interesting histories, such and "ring around the rosie
" coming from the plague. Humpty Dumpty appears to be a metaphor the ...
I have a large collection of Humpty Dumpty
cookie jars that I usually put out around Easter time, for what I thought was an obvious reason. Apparently not everyone thinks the same way as I do and one dinner guest asked why I use Humpty Dumpty
So I've been ... More »
Humpty Dumpty as described in Alice through the looking glass. Humpty Dumpty
... Are there any other explanations for the rhyme's origin? Cannon and battle.
“The Real Meaning of Humpty Dumpty”. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty
Dumpty had a great fall. All the king's horses and all the king's men. Couldn't put
Jul 7, 2012 ... http://www.rhymes.org.uk/humpty_dumpty.htm Discover the secret history and
meaning behind the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme! Remember ...
Jan 8, 2014 ... The nursery rhyme “Humpty Dumpty”—with its simplistic lyrics and surrealistic ...
BBC History: Choosing Sides in the English Civil War.
Aug 19, 2009 ... There is speculation that the nursery rhyme had an underlying meaning – in
which Humpty Dumpty represents King Richard III of England and ...