There once was an Aussie named Bongo, who was a bit of a drongo, his beer was a bit flat and his Sheila kinda fat, that’s why they’re livin’ down under!
Okay So I want to make a collection of Limerick, spoonerised and just funny poetry. Exactly like Pheasant Pluckers Wife. Or man from Nantuckit. Got any? Share them please (with credits)!
So I was told to put in explanations of limericks and spoonerisms first so people get the jist of things…
A limerick is a five-line poem in anapestic or amphibrachic meter with a strict rhyme scheme (aabba), which intends to be witty or humorous, and is sometimes obscene with humorous intent. It may have its roots in the 18th-century Maigue Poets of Ireland, although the form can be found in England in the early years of the century. It was popularized in English by Edward Lear in the 19th century, although he did not use the term.
The following example of a limerick is of unknown origin.
The limerick packs laughs anatomical
In space that is quite economical,
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