What is the meaning behind Im a little teapot?
1 : strong of character: such as. a : brave, bold. b : firm, determined also : obstinate, uncompromising. 2 : physically or materially strong: a : sturdy, vigorous.
A teapot is a vessel used for steeping tea leaves or a herbal mix in boiling or near-boiling water, and for serving the resulting infusion which is called tea. A small air hole in the lid is often created to stop the spout from dripping and splashing when tea is poured.
“Short and stout” are terms that are commonly used together to describe someone or something that is shorter but firm/tough/strong. Stout has various meanings and one of them is physically strong and heavy.
“I’m a Little Teapot”–not an old nursery rhyme. It was written and copyrighted in 1939. The copyright holders have a sense of humor. So it’s ubiquitous, it ends up on doormats and a lot of other places, but it’s not in the Public Domain.
Who wrote Im a little tea pot?
“I’m a Little Teapot” is an American song describing the heating and pouring of a teapot or a whistling tea kettle. The song was originally written by George Harold Sanders and Clarence Z. By 1941, a Newsweek article referred to the song as “the next inane novelty song to sweep the country”.