[clug] Paul's talk - reprise

Francis Markham fmarkham at gmail.com
Sat May 30 00:15:15 GMT 2009

On 2009/5/30 Duncan Roe <duncan_roe at optusnet.com.au> quoth:
> Odd they would post it that way - too many syllables in the 2nd line.
> Scans much better if you miss out "she".

There once was a man from Japan
whose limericks just wouldn't scan.
When asked why this was,
he answered, "Because
I always cram as many syllables into the last line as I possibly can."


> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 08:00:26PM +1000, Mike Carden wrote:
>> I knew that Paul's bash shell tips reminded me of something:
>> A UNIX saleslady, Lenore,
>> Enjoys work, but she likes the beach more.
>> She found a good way
>> To combine work and play:
>> She sells C shells by the seashore.
>> Shamelessly stolen from the very funny limerick collection at:
>> http://limerickdb.com/?top150
> Cheers ... Duncan.
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