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Humpty Dumpty – A Modern Day Tale

I was lying in bed ill a few nights ago, struck down by a harsh case of “man-flu” when I started thinking (for no obvious reason) about the old story of Humpty Dumpty. In case you’d forgotten how it goes, here it is:

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the King’s horses, And all the King’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again!

And I started to think how different that would be if it was written in a modern day context. But first, let’s consider why it would be wrong and inaccurate in the eyes of modern law and life. Read more »