Who knew that Worthing held such brilliant limericists?
So many wonderful entries came in to the competition that it took days of discussions and arguments before we finally came up with six of the best.
Congratulations to everyone who submitted a ‘rick: just because your verse isn’t included below doesn’t mean you aren’t brilliant!
There was a young athlete named Cleo
Who competed in Games down in Rio.
She ran and she ran
And met a young man
Now this duo will soon be a trio!
Br’er Fox had a taste for a stew.
‘ know, old Br’er Rabbit will do.
I can wrap him in pastry,
This will make him quite tasty,
A nice change from my usual vindaloo.’
A swashbuckling pirate called Hugh
Had only one eye and not two.
When his crew said ‘Aye, aye.’
He replied with a sigh
‘Don’t remind me that I’m pas de deux.’
A pretty young copper from Brighton
Wore his best togs on Pride day to frighten
The neighbouring forces
And all of their horses
Which the onlookers took great delight in.
Said a lady from Haverstock Hill
‘Of men I’ve had more than my fill
Except for John, Larry,
Mike, Jock, Rex, Wilf and Harry,
Ben, Stanley, Bruce, David and Bill.’
A zebra was bought by some farmers
And loosed in a field full of llamas.
They gave him a fright
In the dark of the night
When they tried to remove his pyjamas.
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