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Who Was the Real "Georgie Porgie"?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie, Kissed the girls and made them cry. When the boys came out to play, Georgie Porgie ran away. Most of us heard this little nursery rhyme when we were kids. Of course, Georgie Porgie, nowadays, would [...]

Three Blind Mice Equation

Eric Miller created this nifty equation of the nursery rhyme Three Blind Mice for a toy shop. See more at Ads of the World: Link

Nutmeg’s Surprisingly Interesting History

You probably already know that nutmeg is poisonous in large quantities, but did you know it can result in a psychedelic trip that was too intense for even William S. Burroughs? Also, did you know that the nursery rhyme “Peter Piper” was based on a sixteenth century pirate and horticulturalist who robbed spices from Dutch [...]

The Politically Correct Humpty Dumpty

Think that the ending of Humpty Dumpty is too harsh for little children? Change it! That’s what the BBC’s CBeebies programme Something Special did: Instead of being unable to ‘put Humpty together again’, the new version claimed all the King’s horses and all the King’s men ‘made Humpty happy again’. [...] The Something Special show, presented by [...]