Bill describes a recent project of his: "I thought I would try to write a few limericks. Once I got started it was hard to stop. When I did, I came up with the idea of "Around the World in 80 Limericks." Some tell a story, some try to be funny, and some required me to renew my poetic license. Although limericks have a reputation of sometimes being vulgar, I have tried to keep these more on the lighter side. The entire list is too long; nevertheless I would like to submit the following selections as a submission to Kickshaws."
There was a young lady from London Whose lingerie often came undone. Though she fiddled with bows, And what else heaven knows, But it only made watching her more fun. There was a girl in Nantucket, Who kept all her gold in a bucket. But just as she feared, The gold disappeared, And now she believes her Pawtucket. There was a young girl from the Bosporus Who bought all our stocks and bonds …
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Publication information: Article title: Global Limericking. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Word Ways. Volume: 43. Issue: 1 Publication date: February 2010. Page number: 51+. © 2009 Jeremiah Farrell. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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