However, the "meter" in the last sentence in the original was "metre" whi
ch in poetry is the scansion of the final rhyming (or non-rhyming) line.&nb
sp; A play on words and used to be used in English books to demonstrate "
Of course, we could have one of those song-fests using limericks t
hat goes to the tune of " Ai, yi, yi, yi...In China they do it for Ch
ile...So let's have another one that's worse than the other one...Waltz me
around, again, Willie. I'll play the guitar for it and everyone
gets to add their favorite limericks. Best done, however, in p
rivate as many are not politically correct.
Now, maybe we should actually get back to discussing science and chemical
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 14:41:49 -0400
: Re: [DCHAS-L] Limerick limerick
ght forget something, but Google never does.
of info on non-rhyming limericks, those with more than 5 lines, etc. &n
bsp;Just google 'limerick' or (as I did) the first line of the verse Alan
ere'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 ab
out poetry can plainly see, the
explosion also destroyed the meter.
I suggest a limerick-fest at the next
DCHAS social event....
>>> Alan Hall <
ahalltoxic**At_Symbol_Here**MSN.COM> 9/9/2011 2:23 PM >>>
A young met
er-reader named Peter