third little pig

third little pig

outwits Wolf; lures him into boiling water. [Children’s Lit.: Bettelheim, 41–45]
See: Cunning

third little pig

builds his house of bricks while his two brothers fritter away their time. [Children’s Lit.: The Three Little Pigs]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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the third little pig built his house in the Wild Wild Wood--'it was safe, it was strong, it was snug, it was good!' When the big bad wolf came round he realised there was no chance of blowing it down and slunk slowly away.
The first little pig built himself a house of straw; the second little pig built a house of sticks; and the third little pig built a house of bricks.
"Oh no, he's coming down the chimney", shrieked the first little pig: "Quick, open the cooking pot." "Wait, we mustn't kill him," said the third little pig. "We need to call the RSPCA."
"I'll handle this", said the third little pig, picking up the phone, "It's OK," he said politely.
The third little pig learned from the Indians how to make adobe bricks.
The third little pig was sunning himself outside his adobe home when who should come running along but his two silly brothers who had built paper and aluminum houses.
They ran inside the house, and the third little pig latched the door.
The third little pig enlarged his brick house, and when it was ready they went together to fetch their mother.
The third little pig is asked to go to Farmer Smith's turnip field, pick apples and visit the fair.
The third little pig meets the third pig from the original story, the two fall in love, and they get married.
But the author ruined it by making the third little pig a foppish chap with an elegant walking cane, derby, and British accent.