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One for Hugh & Johnny Sans Cuolo
Posted by: marian2 (---.range81-152.btcentralplus.com)
Date: November 09, 2004 05:17AM

BBC Radio 4 are after newly-written Christmas limericks to broadcast - don't know if there is any other reward. E-mail them to christmaspoems@bbc.co.uk.


Re: One for Hugh & Johnny Sans Cuolo
Posted by: JohnnySansCulo (---.nycmny83.covad.net)
Date: November 09, 2004 09:51AM

do I have to write them in "english" ?


Re: One for Hugh & Johnny Sans Cuolo
Posted by: Hugh Clary (---.denver-05rh15-16rt.co.dial-access.att.net)
Date: November 09, 2004 02:13PM

Here are a couple of oldies I found:

The Magi together conferred
And decided their loins they would gird:
"This sweet cicely's old,
So, wouldn't just gold
And frankincense do?" they demurred.

And this one, called an 'extended' limerick, for the extra beats,

With Ma out of nightie and me in the buff,
We had just settled down for some slap-tickle stuff,
When out on the lawn there arose
A clamor from someone in throes
Of passion while poking a reindeer's hot muff.

Well, maybe not that one, no.


Re: One for Hugh & Johnny Sans Cuolo
Posted by: lg (---.ca.charter.com)
Date: November 09, 2004 10:31PM

Here are a couple which I could have written:


There was an old man from Milan,
Whose limericks never would scan.
When told this was so,
He said, 'yes, I know.
'But I always try to get as many syllables into the last line as I possibly can.'

Limerick quality varies a lot
Some are clever, while others are not.
Some are hits, others miss.
Some are boring, like this ...
But the worst ones of all have no plot!


Les



Post Edited (11-09-04 22:33)


Re: One for Hugh & Johnny Sans Cuolo
Posted by: lg (---.ca.charter.com)
Date: November 09, 2004 11:42PM

In Belfast one cold Christmas eve
came a soldier out on his leave
He put down his roll
went out for a stroll
and came back with a deer on his sleeve.


Les


Re: One for Hugh & Johnny Sans Cuolo
Posted by: lg (---.ca.charter.com)
Date: November 10, 2004 03:08AM

Said Johnny one day before yuletide;
I've got to catch Hugh in a 'mule slide.
I'll watch him at play
take pics of his shay
and make the girls think "what a cool ride".


Les




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