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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Head injuries in nursery rhymes: evidence of a dangerous subtext in children's literature
Studying these nursery rhymes raised several pertinent issues ... and the need to use precise medical terminology. In the case of Humpty Dumpty, we question whether “all the king's horses and all the king's men” were capable of launching an appropriate ...
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.