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Lots of Limericks: Light, Lusty, and Lasting
Lots of Limericks Light Lusty and Lasting Author:Louis Untermeyer More than 250 famous and infamous limericks divided into six alluring sections: The Old Classics, Current Favorites, Tricks and Puzzles, Simply Ridiculous, Lightly Amatory, and Rollicking and Rowdy. — The last two sections contain subtly paraphrased versions of what previously have been considered unprintable though not unspeakable. — The career ... more »of the limerick has been a curious one. It started in all innocence. The place of origin is uncertain, although some scholers claim it is of Irish descent.
Edited with an introduction and commentary by: Louis Untermeyer ... Illustrated by: R. Taylor« less