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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 a personified egg, though he is not explicitly ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/04/the-origin-of-humpty-dumpty

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 ...

knowledgenuts.com/2014/01/08/humpty-dumpty-was-a-cannon-not-an-egg

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 ...

www.grandparents.com/food-and-leisure/did-you-know/humpty-dumpty-nursery-rhyme

The popular nursery rhyme never describes Humpty Dumpty as an egg, so what was he?

www.quora.com/Is-there-a-deeper-meaning-behind-the-story-of-Humpty-Dumpty

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".

www.quora.com/Why-do-we-assume-Humpty-Dumpty-is-an-egg

Wikipedia suggests that the rhyme was originally intended to be a riddle; the fact that Humpty Dumpty was an egg was left to the listener to infer. Other interpretations ...

myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/origins1-humpty-dumpty-and-the-fall-of-colchester.html

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.

sharedheart.org/sharedheart2/the-real-meaning-of-humpty-dumpty.html

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  ...

literature.stackexchange.com/questions/1489/how-do-we-know-humpty-dumpty-was-an-egg

The first example of Humpty Dumpty being visually presented as an egg comes from Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass, wherein he argues semantics ...

bshistorian.wordpress.com/2008/10/11/putting-the-dump-in-humpty-dumpty

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 ...