"Don't Sit on a Wall if You're an Egg"

Ricky Gervais, the creator of The Office, thinks about the real meaning of nursery rhymes in his recent stand-up show on HBO. This one, on the meaning of "Humpty Dumpty," made me laugh so hard I cried. Warning: Scattered foul language.

Cathleen Kaveny is the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor in the Theology Department and Law School at Boston College.

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