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Out on a limerick

a collection of over 300 of the world"s best printable limericks

by Bennett Cerf

  • 202 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Limericks.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementassembled, rev., dry-cleaned, and annotated by Mister Cerf. With illus. by Saxon.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p.
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13545366M
    LC Control Number60013445

      We've packed this big book for you. With limericks both old and new. But be warned, it's rude. And raunchy and lewd. With language that is definitely 'blue' The biggest and best collection ever to hit shelves, The Limerick Book is jam-packed with over a thousand limericks, including originals dating from all the way back to through to : ‘Please compose a poem, limerick or any other rhyming prose of your choice. It must be at least 3 verses long and start with the words.’ ‘A reader, who asks to remain anonymous, says that, once while participating in an intensive Latin program, he passed the time by making Catullus poems into limericks.’.

    Limericks are poems with five lines that rhyme. Rhyming poetry is when the last words of the lines end with the same sound. Usually, the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with one another, while the third and fourth lines rhyme with each other. The inventor of the limerick was the English poet Edward Lear.   EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags)Pages:

    *The value of 1 reward night is the average price of the 10 nights you collect. Excludes taxes and fees. A $ redemption fee is charged for each reward night redeemed unless you redeem on our app. Exclusions apply/10(60). Lear didn't invent limericks but he's regarded as the person responsible for making them as popular as they are today. His first book of funny limericks, called 'A Book of Nonsense', was first published in and is still in print today. Lear wrote many, many funny limericks. Some of them are included below for you to share with your children.


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Out on a limerick by Bennett Cerf Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bennett Cerf's Out on a Limerick: A Collection of over of the World's Best Printable Limericks Paperback – December 1, by Bennett Cerf (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from /5(9). It's 6 & 1/4" by 9 & 1/4" with a total of pgs, of which are full of various limericks and no pictures. Can picture Dad "reciting" some of them and love the memory. We will pass this book around at Christmas Out on a limerick book year and read a few of them out loud in his memory:) (**Note to the unknowing: BEWARE!.

Some of the limericks are "R" + rated!)/5(42). A Book of Limericks by Edward Lear, first published inis a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to 5/5(1). Bennett Cerf's Out on a Limerick book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. By Patricia Nelson Limerick.

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While no collection of limericks can claim to be 'complete', The Wordsworth Book of Limericks contains an astonishing collection of over 1, verses - all of them comical, and a great number so far from cleanliness as to verge on the obscene. This is not a book for the prurient, but it will give enormous pleasure to all who relish the unique art-form of the r this book is kept 3/5(1).

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The limerick form was popularized by Edward Lear in his first Book of Nonsense () and a later work, More Nonsense, Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc. Lear wrote limericks, mostly considered nonsense was customary at the time for limericks to accompany an absurd illustration of the same subject, and for the final line of the limerick to be a variant of the first line.

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A limerick is a silly poem with five lines. They are often funny or nonsensical. Limericks were made famous by Edward Lear, a famous author who wrote the "Book of Nonsense" in the 's. This was an entire book of silly limericks.

How to write a limerick. Genre/Form: Limericks: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cerf, Bennett, Out on a limerick. New York, Harper [] (OCoLC)   Of course Limerick has become known internationally thanks to the writing of one of its more famous sons Frank McCourt, whose book "Angela's Ashes" was made into a successful movie.

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Also, make sure the first, second, and fifth line have syllables and the third and fourth line have syllables%().The limerick is a classic verse form in English. The earliest known example comes from the 11th century! In that time, there has been more than enough opportunity to pen a few classics.

Here follows some examples of limericks from famous authors: A famed poet and humorist, Dixon Lanier Merritt's limerick is often misattributed to poet Ogden Nash.