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#208070 - 11/19/12 04:26 PM We are slow.Some guy is advertising during... [Re: A C Bowden]  
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...intermission

GROAT - GROTESQUE

A grotesque gap in the stern is sinking my boat
Home Depot sale's on grout might keep my boat afloat
I don't wanna
But I'm gonna
Get some grout to grout the gap for less than a groat laugh

OCCULT - ODDBALL

#208087 - 11/22/12 05:34 PM Re: Foolish provocation [Re: jenny jenny]  
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It's always unwise to insult
Practitioners of the occult;
If an oddball white witch
Is called a mad bitch,
A darker-hued spell may result.

PARAPHRASE – PARCHMENT

#208101 - 11/24/12 06:29 PM Re: [Re: jenny jenny]  
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Originally Posted By: jenny jenny
Wonderful, yes, but strange.
What are the odds that a Podunk village like London would have two great limerick masters?
I'm not saying that Rhubarb Commando is A C Bowden and vice versa.
I'm just saying... whistle

Ever see then on the same stage at the same time? cool


It's only ACB who comes from the podunk village, jj - I come from the up-market, highly civilised city of Lancaster, Lancashire, which is far removed from the stinks and stews of London (removed by better part of 300 good miles!) wink


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#208102 - 11/24/12 06:36 PM Re: [Re: Rhubarb Commando]  
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You tell them Rhuby ! ! !


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#208104 - 11/24/12 08:35 PM Re: [Re: Rhubarb Commando]  
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Yeah, that's what I meant, Rhuby, but I was too polite to say so.

#208105 - 11/25/12 01:52 AM Re: [Re: Tromboniator]  
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That's true, Rhuby, he is the essence of polite-ness.


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#208109 - 11/25/12 11:38 PM Re: [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
I never ran across either of them when I was in London, of
course the pubs I was in there was singing not limerick
composing.


Well, I tended to use the cellars of coffee bars and play washboard in skiffle groups. smile

But, in any case, that was prolly a bit before your time in The Great Wen wink

And you're quite right: la politesse is the leit motif of our exponent of the sackbut (Thinks: Did he play in the Tittipu Town Band?)

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#208110 - 11/25/12 11:53 PM Transcribers Licence [Re: Rhubarb Commando]  
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The parchment was full of lacunae:
One incomplete phrase really drew me.
It fairly set me ablaze -
I just had to paraphrase
And the long-dead author can’t sue me!

DOUBLE - DOVE


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#208113 - 11/26/12 06:21 AM Re: [Re: Rhubarb Commando]  
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Well, I tended to use the cellars of coffee bars and play washboard in skiffle groups. smile

But, in any case, that was prolly a bit before your time in The Great Wen wink

And you're quite right: la politesse is the leit motif of our exponent of the sackbut (Thinks: Did he play in the Tittipu Town Band?)


Gee whiz, Commando, intellectual banter such as that is usually overheard only in downtown London.
I, a country girl, am impressed. smile
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#208114 - 11/26/12 06:59 AM Re: [Re: Rhubarb Commando]  
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Originally Posted By: Rhubarb Commando
our exponent of the sackbut (Thinks: Did he play in the Tittipu Town Band?)


Actually, yes.

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