Apparently Humpty Dumpty Wasn't An Egg

There's nowhere in the nursery rhyme that actually mentions an egg.

Humpty Dumpty wasn't an egg.

It's thought the nursery rhyme actually refers to a 17th-century cannon used during the English civil war.

There's nowhere in the nursery rhyme that actually mentions an egg.

English 19th century author William Carey Richards, is said to have referred to 'Humpty-dumpty' as being Dutch for an egg.

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