Hung Truong: The Blog!

All the king’s horses?

February 12, 2003 | 0 Minute Read

Ok, so in the nursery rhyme, we hear that “all the kings horses and all the king’s men couldn’t put humpty together again.” I can understand how it might be a big deal that the king’s men can’t fix humpty, but do we really expect a bunch of horses to be able to do it? That’s a pretty high order for a bunch of hoofed animals to be filling. Couldn’t it be “all the king’s women and all the king’s men?” Of course, then you get some innuendo concerning the king’s possible harem of women and men…