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Saturday, 17 March 2012

Assorted Limericks

The first four Limericks start with Ms.Kane's first line prompt




A fellow who had a degree
in Catering Technology
Said “You really should try it
It’s so on your diet
You’ll be as slim, as a leaf on that tree!”
A fellow who had a degree
Could get you one too, for a fee:
‘With a Bachelor of Art
You can make out you’re smart
But it’s more for the full MSc’

* This one won an honourable mention! *
A woman who had a degree
In freezing out poor company
Used her most frosty glare
And her teeth she would bare
To all those she deemed lacked pedigree.
A gal who was partial to gin,
Would lick every drop from her chin.
Shrugging off the affliction
When accused of addiction;
"That's a slur!" she would say, with a grin.






A woman whose fingers were green
From a regular gardening routine
Suddenly pulled up a gourd
And then shouted “Oh Lord!”
For its shape was quite frankly obscene
A lady was clipping her hedge
When she made up her mind with a pledge
To grow pulses and beans
Some parsnips and greens
For she loved nothing more than her veg.

A lady from W.I.
Had her eye firmly fixed on her guy
Though his fingers were green
She was clearly quite keen
And would covet his spade with a sigh.
When judging the gardening prize
An important criteria is size
And it’s vital to note
That what gets the best vote
Is the one that’s a sight for sore eyes.




23 comments:

  1. Hi Madeleine .. you are so clever - they are great .. thanks for sharing - I always love limericks ..

    Great Saturday read .. cheers Hilary

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  2. ha...i dont always have time to read them all at mad kanes, so appreciate you breaking yours out...much enjoyed...

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  3. Great limericks!! So fun :)

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  4. Oh Madeleine! Love love love your fun n fabulous limericks! LOL!!! Take care
    x

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  5. Wonderful sets of limericks, Madeleine! I love limericks. You can go wild with imagery. You have done it beautifully with the wit and all.

    Hank

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  6. How fun and appropriate for St. Pat's Day!

    Enjoy your weekend.

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  7. These are great. I had my students write limericks not too long ago. It was fun and a new experience for them.

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  8. I like them all but the gourd one is my favourite.

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  9. Fun limericks, and I believe I've met that gal with the degree...

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  10. Does it come as any great surprise to know that the gourd one is my favourite? ;-)

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  11. Your limericks are great.

    I've loved limericks since I was little, when my aunt bought me a book by Edward Lear.

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  12. Lovely fun limericks! Thanks for the smiles. x

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  13. I've always loved limmericks. You wrote some great ones.

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  14. What a fun assortment of limericks! And thanks so much for your many fine contributions to my weekly Limerick-Offs. And, of course, congratulations on winning an Honorable Mention in last week's Limerick-Off: Limerick of the Week 53

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  15. I'm partial to the gin one. What does that say about me? Seriously, great job!

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  16. Great job with this I enjoyed it immensely.

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  17. You're so good at those, Madeleine! Love them!

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  18. Hi Madeleine...I love these limericks. They are simply great. You should come and teach my students.

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  19. These are great. I especially like the gardening themes since it's spring (and I really need to get out in the gardens).

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