Wow, after a week of this we come to the first rhyme I’ve heard of, Tweedledum & Tweedledee… As a fan of Lewis Carroll and John Tenniel I know them well, to the point that it’s easy to forget the rhyme and believe that Carrol made them up.
But for the sake of this exercise we have to forget about the pair of fat twins Tenniel created for that matter it’s best to forget Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice Found There all together. So while I’ll continue to assume they are comical figures nobody said they were twins. I went with boxing as my option for the “battle” (though when you think about it nobody said the battle ever took place) because theres something about someone out of shape in boxing gear that comes off as ridiculous to me.
Again I caught myself misreading a verse with assuming “big” as a tar barrel rather then “black”… of course since it’s a crow it’s black by default.
Tweedledum and Tweedledee Agreed to have a battle; For Tweedledum said Tweedledee Had spoiled his nice new rattle. Just then flew down a monstrous crow, As black as a tar-barrel; Which frightened both the heroes so, They quite forgot their quarre