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When Lewis Carroll - And Humpty Dumpty - Created The Portmanteau
And it's all thanks to Lewis Carroll and Humpty Dumpty. Alice Through The Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll In Through the Looking-Glass published in 1871, Lewis Carroll had Humpty Dumpty speak to Alice.  "Well, 'slithy' means 'lithe and slimy.' 'Lithe' is the same as 'active.' You see it's like a portmanteau—there are two meanings packed up into[...]
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In 1865 the world was introduced to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland The titular Alice and her friends in Wonderland would go on a myriad of adventures throughout the entirety of the series, which delighted both the young and young at heart It should come as no surprise that these stories would inspire all kinds[...]
Humpty Dumpty
Where did the idea he was an egg come from? You can lay that at the feet of author Lewis Carroll whose 1872 novel, Through the Looking Glass, contained images of Humpty as an egg That portrayal carried forward ever since. You might be asking yourself: if he's not an egg… then what is he? Well,[...]
Neil Gaiman And The Jabberwocky
The stories that contributors could vote on were: Where The Wild Things Are (Maurice Sendak), Jabberwocky (Lewis Carroll), Fox In Socks (Dr Suess) or Goodnight Moon (Margaret Wise Brown). Jabberwocky received the most votes and $639,000.00 was raised Gaiman recorded the video in the woods to add to the setting… and recited the piece from memory[...]
Seth Gordon To Direct Lewis Carroll Biopic Queen Of Hearts
Tolkein, and now Lewis Carroll According to Deadline, we are about to learn the motivation for Carroll writing Alice in Wonderland in a new big screen biopic of the 19th Century author. Queen of Hearts, a 2013 Black List script by Stephanie Shannon, is headed towards production from OddLot Entertainment, who have just attached Seth Gordon[...]