Why does the weasel go pop? - the secret meaning of our best-loved nursery rhymes
The real Humpty Dumpty was not a person but a powerful cannon ... Adapted by Deborah Collcutt from Pop Goes The Weasel: The Secret Meanings Of Nursery Rhymes by Albert Jack, published by Penguin on August 28 at £12.99 Albert Jack 2008.
BBC gives nursery rhymes a fairytale ending
... rhymes in their original form were maintained in full on the CBeebies website. She said: "We play nursery rhymes with their original lyrics all the time and the small change to Humpty Dumpty was done for no other reason than being creative and ...
Humpty Dumpty Rewrite, Modern Journalism
Taped versions of an old nursery rhyme on sale in Scotland have an added verse in order to avoid upsetting little tykes who hear it, reports Glasgow’s Sunday Mail. The original version of the Humpty Dumpty rhyme ... movie “The Full Monty” in a ...
Don't put Humpty Dumpty back together again
A children's literature expert says changes made to the nursery rhyme ... Humpty Dumpty to give it a happy ending on the CBeebies children's program Something Special. Instead of the last line saying "couldn't put Humpty together again", the new version ...
Reasoning what’s in the rhyme
And so back to Barney, who to fill the idle hours of retirement is pondering the realities — the real stories — that may lie at the heart of some nursery rhymes. The one he ... s really dialogue for two, is Humpty Dumpty, Kev.” Like most journalists ...