Does anyone remember why Humpty Dumpty fell off of the wall?

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  1. TheHoleStory profile image70
    TheHoleStoryposted 11 years ago

    Does anyone remember why Humpty Dumpty fell off of the wall?

  2. teaches12345 profile image76
    teaches12345posted 11 years ago

    I remember the poem, but it doesn't say why.  It is a poem about King George who toppled from his rule during the era the poem was written.

  3. janshares profile image92
    jansharesposted 11 years ago

    Nope, as teaches12345 says, the poem does not say why Humpty fell. As I child, I guess I thought it was because he was an egg and couldn't balance on that wall. You know how an egg has to lean up against something on your counter or be placed into something or it will roll away? Same for Humpty.

  4. hawaiianodysseus profile image68
    hawaiianodysseusposted 11 years ago

    Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
    Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
    All the king's horses and all the king's men
    Really were glad they still had the hen.

    1. MizBejabbers profile image87
      MizBejabbersposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I like your version better.

  5. kidscrafts profile image72
    kidscraftsposted 11 years ago

    I have no clue!  This story was not part of my upbringing being from Belgium.
    Do you know the answer?  Is it a test?  ;-)

  6. advisor4qb profile image75
    advisor4qbposted 11 years ago

    I believe he was pushed ....maybe by a narcissist!

  7. lilibees profile image61
    lilibeesposted 11 years ago

    Up until this question was asked, I guess I never really thought about the reason behind humpty falling off the wall...

    1. profile image59
      Writer Chuckposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Due to an egg's shape and the liquid inside, the egg is very unstable. Even if old humpty managed to sit on the wall the wind might be enough to push him or her over the edge. It's just a silly poem made up to entertain children.

  8. crazymom3 profile image68
    crazymom3posted 11 years ago

    FFunny, but im sure someone pushed him off.

  9. Qmarpat profile image61
    Qmarpatposted 7 years ago

    He was a Stupid huge egg, he was trying to commit suicide. He didn't want to draw a crowd, by being conspicuous.


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