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Limericks

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  • 1. Limericks
  • 2. Definition  A limerick is a light hearted humorous poem.  A limerick always has the rhyming scheme A-A-B-B-A line 1,2 & 5 rhyme with each other and lines 3 & 4 rhyme with each other
  • 3. Example Line 1: Line 2: Line 3: Line 4: Line 5: “Hickory, dickory, dock, A The mouse ran up the clock. A The clock struck one, B And down he run, B Hickory, dickory, dock.” A
  • 4. “There was an Old Man with a beard Who said, 'It is just as I feared! Two Owls and a Hen, Four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard!’”
  • 5. Limerick #1 Limerick #2 Limerick 3# How to write limerick.
  • 6. There was a man from Ealing Who liked to hang from the _________. He said, ‘ I can’t wear a hat. But I hang like a ______ And it’s certainly a wonderful ________.
  • 7. And another one… *Did you know that limericks can be put to song?