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Autor:  Milena
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Data:  23/AGO/2003 8:37 PM
Assunto:  Re: Humpty Dumpty
Mensagem:  Humpty Dumpty may have been the name of a cannon that was being used to defend the Royalist-held Colchester in the English Civil war (they held it for only 11 weeks). When the top of the tower was blown off, the cannon fell to the ground and was shattered. The king's men were unable to repair it. A second interpretation is that Humpty is Charles I himself, who was convicted of treason by parliament. Despite his armies (the king's men), Charles was not able to leverage himself back into his position of power. Humpty Dumpty ( from UOL dictinary ) noun, homem achaparrado, pessoa gorda e baixa, tampinha

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Humpty Dumpty  –  Andrea  23/AGO/2003, 2:20 AM
Re: Humpty Dumpty  –  pat  23/AGO/2003, 9:09 AM
 Re: Humpty Dumpty  –  Milena  23/AGO/2003, 8:37 PM

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