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Someone Went And Ruined 'This Little Piggy' By Revealing Its Actual Meaning—And People Are Crushed 😩

By Vanessa Nix Anthony

Turns out the "this little piggy" nursery rhyme, that we all grew up with, is not about a cute anthropomorphized piglet spending a glorious Sunday afternoon perusing the local market for groceries.

Yes, as if there aren't enough hard truths in life to fully dismantle our childhood, here's another one—and it's soul-crushing.  

It all started when Samantha, a 22-year-old "Mother To a Prince," turned to Twitter after learning the awful truth. Her comment proceeded to rack up 40K retweets and 3.1K comments—many from people who were equally shocked and/or devastated.

Here's her tweet: