Peter Piper

“Peter Piper” is one of the most popular tongue twister nursery rhymes original to England. Although it was known earlier as well, it was first published in John Harris’s Peter Piper’s Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation in 1813. … Continue reading →

Humpty Dumpty

Usually represented by an egg, “Humpty Dumpty” is a famous character in an English nursery rhyme. It also appears in literature works and other popular culture such as Through the Looking-Glass, by Lewis Carroll, Mother Goose in Prose by L. … Continue reading →

As I was going to St Ives

“As I was going to St Ives” is a riddle rhyme, having its origins in the 18th century England. Most probably St Ives refers to an old village in Cornwall, England. The riddle is more of a logical problem than … Continue reading →