Humpty Dumpty is a character in an English nursery rhyme, probably originally a
riddle and one of the best known in the English-speaking world. He is typically
portrayed as an anthropomorphic egg, t...
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 ...
Jan 8, 2014 ... You might think that the main character of the classic children's nursery rhyme “
Humpty Dumpty” is an egg. However, historical evidence ...
The popular nursery rhyme never describes Humpty Dumpty as an egg, so what
Kelly Carter is, of course, correct. The nursery rhyme never mentions an egg. The
reason? The rhyme was actually a riddle*, and the answer was "an egg".
Couldn't put Humpty Dumpty together again. Humpty Dumpty was an egg! A
symbol of fertility, creation … but also fragility. The egg holds the potential for the
Nobody knows exactly who or what Humpty Dumpty was. ... Caroll's book, 'Alice
Through the Looking Glass', where Humpty Dumpty is shown as a round egg.
Oct 16, 2004 ... According to Martin Gardner, in The Annotated Mother Goose, the Humpty
Dumpty rhyme is a riddle. Riddling rhymes were a popular source of ...
Oct 16, 2013 ... Humpty Dumpty, as drawn by Milo Winter in Through the Looking ... in the
nursery rhyme, why is it that Humpty Dumpty is depicted as an egg?
Oct 11, 2008 ... Humpty Dumpty is first recorded in 1797 and transformed 70 years later by Lewis
Carroll into an anthropomorphic egg. It's often ascribed some ...