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limerick
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  • He was a sporting vagrant armed with a vast stock of stories, limericks and riddles.

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  • Bob offered to pick up the tab for each of us who was willing to compose and share a limerick.
  • A limerick, actually: There once was a girl from Manhattan Who slept only on sheets made of satin Her husband slipped and he slided And their bodies collided So they did something dirty in Latin.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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