Humpty Dumpty is a character in an English nursery rhyme, probably originally a
riddle and .... "When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what...
Apr 24, 2013 ... Nevin asks: Why is “Humpty Dumpty” always depicted as an egg? ... that there is
more meaning to the nursery rhyme than is given in the lyrics.
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".
Nobody knows exactly who or what Humpty Dumpty was. The rhyme was first
printed in 1810 and became famous through Lewis Caroll's book, 'Alice Through
'Of course it must,' Humpty Dumpty said with a short laugh: 'my name means the
... 'You've been listening at doors — and behind trees — and down chimneys ...
Mar 8, 2012 ... Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall/Humpty Dumpty had a great fall/All the king's .... Do
you know the true meanings behind any nursery rhymes?
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Jul 7, 2012 ... http://www.rhymes.org.uk/humpty_dumpty.htm Discover the secret history and
meaning behind the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme! Remember ...
Aug 19, 2009 ... At the time, a humpty dumpty was a clumsy person, so the nursery ... The most
common interpretation identifies “Mary” with Mary I of England.
Nov 28, 2012 ... Humpty Dumpty wasn't a real person; nor was he an odd, fragile .... Thats how I
learned it and thats the explanation I've heard from half a dozen ...
Oct 11, 2008 ... Making up fairy stories about Humpty Humpty Dumpty was NOT a Civil ... this
interpretation of the story originally concerned Gloucester, NOT ...