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Old 06-07-2012, 10:15 PM   #19326
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My bonnie lies over the ocean
She rubs on grape jam as a lotion
She's delightfully sweet
Except for her feet


The end of the world is at hand
I'll go lie on the beach and the sand
If it's all going to end
Let's go have fun, my friend,
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Old 06-08-2012, 04:06 AM   #19327
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My bonnie lies over the ocean
She rubs on grape jam as a lotion
She's delightfully sweet
Except for her feet
Which sure need a magical potion.


The end of the world is at hand
I'll go lie on the beach and the sand
If it's all going to end
Let's go have fun, my friend,
So dance to apocalypse band!



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Old 06-08-2012, 04:56 AM   #19329
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When faced with an obvious two-fer
You must leap back and forth like a hoofer
A skip and a hop
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Old 06-08-2012, 09:50 AM   #19330
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When faced with an obvious two-fer
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A skip and a hop
Like the Comet Hale-Bop
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Old 06-08-2012, 09:57 AM   #19331
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When faced with an obvious two-fer
You must leap back and forth like a hoofer
A skip and a hop
Like the Comet Hale-Bop
You'll excel, not be known as a goofer.

When Lola was still in her prime
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Old 06-08-2012, 11:45 AM   #19332
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:01 PM   #19333
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It was said she’d take two at a time
But now that she's older
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When Lola was still in her prime
It was said she’d take two at a time
But now that she's older
(Claims the hospital's folder)
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:22 PM   #19335
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When Lola was still in her prime
It was said she’d take two at a time
But now that she's older
(Claims the hospital's folder)
She lives on Bacardi with lime.

Sue uses seductive cologne
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:36 PM   #19336
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Old 06-08-2012, 09:03 PM   #19338
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Sue uses seductive cologne
so men and flies leave her alone
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Only dogs all seem glad
She smells like a long-buried bone

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Old 06-09-2012, 01:28 AM   #19340
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I used to drink rum with molasses
Then someone said, "That's for badasses."
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I used to drink rum with molasses
Then someone said, "That's for badasses."
I told them, 'That's fine!"
"Cause you haven't seen mine."
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I used to drink rum with molasses
Then someone said, "That's for badasses."
I told them, 'That's fine!
Cause you haven't seen mine.
But you would if you'd just wear your glasses."

Another week has come and gone.
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Another week has come and gone
And I still haven't mowed the lawn

In each of the above lines, the beat falls on a weird syllable, thus:

Another week HAS come and gone
And I still haveN'T mowed the lawn

As we all know by now (don't we?) limerick lines are determined not by the number of syllables in a line but by where the beats fall.

So here are the two lines rewritten with proper beats. (You don't like this? Sue me. )

Another week's now come and gone
And I failed to go mow the lawn
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Tee-Hee. Everyone's too scared to try to tackle this now.

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Another week's now come and gone
And I failed to go mow the lawn
The neighbors are cryin'
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Another week's now come and gone
And I failed to go mow the lawn
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Another week's now come and gone
And I failed to go mow the lawn
The neighbors are cryin'
To hell with their spyin'
I ran out of what? Weed-B-Gone!

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