Humpty Dumpty – A Popular Riddle-Turned-Children’s Song!

There are probably not many people that haven’t heard of the incredibly popular nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty. However, it’s believed that it was originally a riddle, and later converted into a nursery rhyme, which is something commonly done with riddles and proverbs that get massively popular like Humpty Dumpty.

Needless to say, its popularity has allowed Humpty Dumpty to become one of the most commonly-known children’s songs across the world. It’s actually even more popular in English-speaking countries due to it being an English song and not officially available in other languages.

The Idea

The nursery rhyme or preschool song Humpty Dumpty is based on the idea of Humpty Dumpty, which is the character this baby song refers to. He actually looks more like a hybrid of an egg and a human than anything else, but the rhyme doesn’t try to touch upon this detail.

The story is that this character named Humpty Dumpty is sitting on a wall. In the second line of the rhyme, we are told that he falls off the wall.

In the third and fourth lines, we have four men and another four men trying to help Humpty Dumpty climb up the wall again but with no success.

However, it’s to be noted that there are different versions of this kids song, and another fairly popular version has only three and another three men helping the character, instead of the four plus four in the above version.

Rise to Popularity

While Humpty Dumpty has got its popularity from many different sources, one of the most prominent among them has been the United States actor George L. Fox. He just didn’t become the character of Humpty Dumpty as an actor, but stopped just short of being an allusion.

This led to “he” as a character featuring in many well-known works of that time, including Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass in 1872.

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A Well-Known Name in the Indian Media Industry

Sunday Guardian owner Kartikeya Sharma, is one of the youngest entrepreneurs in the country when it comes to the media industry and is running his company successfully while giving his competitors a run for their money.

He is quite a visionary, being an Oxford University graduate with a post-graduate degree from King’s College London. He is able to apply his high-quality education to his work quite efficiently. As a result, Kartikeya Sharma’s Sunday Guardian has become one of the fastest growing English newspapers in India in no time. He understands that a newspaper cannot function without having an online presence, so great emphasis is placed on the digitization of the newspaper as well.

He is also the owner and founder of the iTV Network, which owns the English newspaper Sunday Guardian and the Hindi newspaper Aaj Samaaj. Moreover, he is the proud owner of two successfully running TV channels, NewsX (an English language channel) and India News (a Hindi language channel). He clearly understands the importance of running channels or newspapers in both languages.

Kartikeya Sharma Sunday Guardian is part of the wider iTV Network, which is known to be one of the top media companies. Plus, the man himself is known as one of the most successful entrepreneurs in India. In fact, in 2016, Kartikeya Sharma was named as the News Television CEO of the Year for 2016 at the ENBA awards, which is an award ceremony for Indian news broadcasting.

Apart from being a full-time businessperson, his other passion remains sporting leagues. Thus, he is also the proud owner of ProSportify and owns the Pro Wrestling League, which is similar to the famous IPL (International Premier League) and includes both local Indian and international players.

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