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Tweedledee and Tweedledum
THEY were standing under a tree, each with an arm round the other's neck, and Alice knew which was which in a moment, because one of them had "DUM" embroidered on his collar, and the other "DEE". They stood so still that she quite forgot they were alive, and she was just going round to see if the word "TWEEDLE" was written at the back of each collar, when she was startled by a voice coming from the one marked "DUM". Wax-works weren't made to be looked at for nothing. That's logic. Would you tell me, please? They looked so exactly like a couple of great schoolboys, that Alice couldn't help pointing her finger at Tweedledum, and saying 'First Boy! Alice did not like shaking hands with either of them first, for fear of hurting the other one's feelings; so, as the best way out of the difficulty, she took hold of both hands at once: the next moment they were dancing round in a ring.
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Their names may have originally come from an epigram written by poet John Byrom. The nursery rhyme has a Roud Folk Song Index number of The names have since become synonymous in western popular culture slang for any two people who look and act in identical ways, generally in a derogatory context. The words "Tweedle-dum and Tweedle-dee" make their first appearance in print in "one of the most celebrated and most frequently quoted and sometimes misquoted epigrams ", satirising the disagreements between George Frideric Handel and Giovanni Bononcini , written by John Byrom — : . Although Byrom is clearly the author of the epigram, the last two lines have also been attributed to Jonathan Swift and Alexander Pope.
They are based upon a traditional nursery rhyme of the same name. Matt Lucas plays the Tweedles in the movie and the movie. Just then flew down a monstrous crow , As black as a tar-barrel; Which frightened both the heroes so, They quite forgot their quarrel. According to Brewer's Dictionary of Pharse and Fable, the names Tweedledum and Tweedledee can be traced back to an 18th century epigram satirizing a feud between the composers, Handel and Bonocini. Illustration by Sir John Tenniel. Upon meeting the two little fat men, Alice quotes the nursery rhyme, which the two brothers then go on to enact.
Who is being described? Born in the north-west of England near Manchester, he was a literary man who was also noted in his day for his interest in science and mathematics. In terms of physical appearance, he was known for being particularly tall, considerably taller than average. He gave us Tweedledum and Tweedledee, pioneered a system of code-writing, wrote one of his most famous works for a young girl, and appears to have had an interest in the occult. But where did the characters come from?