Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 14:41:49 -0400
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From: Margaret Rakas <mrakas**At_Symbol_Here**SMITH.EDU>
Subject: Re: Limerick limerick
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We might forget something, but Google never does.

Lots of info on non-rhyming limericks, ; those with more than 5 lines, etc.  Just google 'limerick 9; or (as I did) the first line of the verse Alan provided...

But here's the verse:

     A young meter-reader named Peter

     While looking around for a meter

     By a leak struck a light,

     Then he rose out of sight.

      And as anyone who knows anything about poetry can plainly see, the

     explosion also destroyed the meter.

I suggest a limerick-fest at the next DCHAS social event....

< br>>>> Alan Hall <ahalltoxic**At_Symbol_Here**MSN.COM> 9/9/2011 2:23 PM >>>
A young meter-reader named Peter

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