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#54301 - 02/02/02 07:13 PM Re: recall the thread's original title?
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
A whale I am, I admit;
The name is a dismaying fit;
But I ain't no Norwegian,
My older collegian--
Now swishing my skirts, I will git.
#54302 - 02/02/02 09:54 PM Re: recall the thread's original title?
My electric was off for two days
I couldn't get online to metaphrase
Now Jackie's a whale?
She wants a goat, not a male?
Is this some new kind of craze?
#54303 - 02/03/02 10:24 PM Groan
O tempora! O mores!
First we descend to the gutter, then to battling limericks! What has this distinguished company come to?
Well, on second thought, I'm fond of a good laugh and it certainly beats some of our other carryings on. Go to it all ye poetasters!
#54304 - 02/03/02 10:35 PM Re: Groan
Loc: this too shall pass
>Go to it all ye poetasters!
yeah, better a poetaster than a criticaster.
#54305 - 02/04/02 07:57 AM Reply to Mr. Nash
In reply to:
Bing, a bit of advice from Ogden Nash (whose poem's title is my subject-line above):
Candi may be a bit of a dandy
But if liquor made him quicker
-- oh my poor ticker.
#54306 - 02/04/02 01:54 PM Re: Groan
better a poetaster than a criticaster.
It is a rare and marvelous thing to be a latinate criticaster.
But I, unfortunately, am no unerring polylingual.
[he said, in googlewhacking purple prose -e]
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