A fellow who tended to brag

Was married to a hideous hag

Together their inelegance

Made their company ponderous

A burden, cumbersome, a drag


My entry to Mad Kane’s Limerick-Off:  Braggart:

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  1. Sounds like way too many couples I used to know.

    Very clever!


  2. I love these limericks and yours is so fun. I wrote mine while I was waiting for a blood draw. Have a good evening!


    • I found yours over at Madeleine’s blog, Victoria–very cute. “Hag” seemed to be a popular word in this one didn’t it.

      Have a nice Thursday–we’re going to be skirted by a category 3 or 4 hurricane in the next day or so. Thank goodness it’s going to miss our state!


  3. Limericks seem like fun. I love the
    line – was married to a hideous hag – hahahaha … nothing to brag about there.
    Enjoyed this, Gayle.
    Toodles, Izzy xoxox


    • I tried my first through Mad Kane’s blog prompt. They are fun to try–these are her specialty. If you ever want a chuckle–go pay her a visit.

      Glad you enjoyed.
      Gayle xoxo


  4. Hope Irene stays off-shore. We are going to be in NC next month to golf Pinehurst! David won a trip. So far, they flooded, felt an earthquake and now a hurricane? Yikes.


    • I do too. Forecasters are showing Irene missing us altogether–we’ve already had squall-like wind and rain now and then today from the outer bands. We can use the rain though.

      I hope your destination next month will not have been affected by the storm. How nice for your husband to have won a golf trip.


  5. Gayle, love the limericks! I always think of them too late to post… and I’m Irish. Imagine that. Maybe I should have a Guinness (room temp) and ponder it then?! Funny stuff, especially the word “ponderous.” Oh, yeah, I know this couple. Their name is Legion At Cocktail Parties! Amy


    • We all seem to know a couple (or more) like this. How do we ever get involved with them?! Hehe.. Yeah, Amy–go ahead and do some pondering–I’d love to see what you come up with some time. xoxo




  7. Thanks for joining in with your fun limerick!


  8. this one is amazing gayle, you captured the irony of that relationship with perfection and humour.

    ha. seen a couple of couples like that. i believe he married the hideous one because none else will marry and stay with him.



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