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I really laughed when I read this limerick.....

 

 

There was an old man of St. Bees,

Who was stung in the arm by a wasp;

When they asked, "Does it hurt?"

He replied, "No, it doesn't,

But I thought all the while 'twas a Hornet

 

 

.....Not because it's funny but because of the thought of readers saying, "Eh? That doesn't even rhyme!"

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Cleo - the limerick about the Man of St Bees is usually quoted as the first ever true Limerick because of its scan pattern and the inherent puns. My favourite was always;

To his bride said the lynx-eyed detective,

"Is my eyesight the least bit defective?

Is your east tit the least bit the best of the west tit,

Or is it a trick of perspective?"

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