Traditional (words and music) -- 1810
Humpty Dumpty is a character in an English language nursery rhyme, probably originally a riddle and one of the best known in the English-speaking world.[
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. Four-score Men
and Four-score more, Could not make 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 ...
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
Aug 14, 2011 ... I started with Humpty Dumpty, the epic tale of an unfortunate egg. ... some of
stories behind some other favorite nursery rhymes on the internet.
Kelly Carter is, of course, correct. The nursery rhyme never mentions an egg. The
reason? ... What is the origin of Humpty Dumpty? Why do we assume Humpty
Dumpty is an egg? Who and why would anyone conspire to push Humpty-
Dumpty off the wall ...
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 Humpty Dumpty together again.
Jan 8, 2014 ... It's not a complicated story: The titular Humpty Dumpty sits on a wall and falls off,
spilling ... The Secret History of Nursery Rhymes, Linda Alchin
Aug 19, 2009 ... This list looks at ten popular nursery rhymes and their origins (or ... At the time, a
humpty dumpty was a clumsy person, so the nursery rhyme ...
humpty dumpty nursery rhyme poem. Story with illustration, origins and history.