limerick : Definition, Usages, News and More

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li muh rik

  • n  port city in southwestern Ireland
  • n  a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba

  • But the limerick was developed and popularized by Edward Lear 80 or 90 years ago.
  • Joyce (James Booth) appears wearing a jacket with shamrocks on it, spouts limerick after limerick and intermittently becomes Lady Bracknell.
  • Some think its a much smarter gimmick to forego haiku for a limerick What they don't know (though its starting to show) Is that its hard to rhyme BSG in a limerick.
News & Articles

  • Cause of New Limerick fatal explosion undetermined
    NEW LIMERICK, Maine (AP) - The Maine Fire Marshal's office says it's unlikely that the cause of an explosion and fire that killed a New Limerick man will be determined.
    June 20, 2013 - WCSH 6 Portland
  • New Limerick man killed by shed explosion
    Posted June 19, 2013, at 8:30 p.m. Last modified June 19, 2013, at 9:02 p.m. NEW LIMERICK, Maine — A 79-year-old man was killed Wednesday afternoon after there was an explosion in a shed in his yard on Country Club Drive.
    June 20, 2013 - Bangor Daily News
  • Limerick threatens legal action, contractor returns to repair roads
    LIMERICK - Following the decision of the township's Board of Supervisors to pursue legal action against a New Jersey pavement company, it appears the contractor returned to repair deficiencies in the roads sealed last year. Roads in several areas of the township started peeling a few months after the oil and chip road surfacing was finished by the Dosch King Company out of Whippany, N.J ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Mercury

  • Morgan Turinui in The Age
    The boys are very excited about this game and are looking to build on the performance against Ireland A in Limerick last Wednesday,Turinui said. "It's a special occasion for me personally, having the opportunity to captain the team, but...
  • Graham Henry in BBC Sport
    All Blacks coach Graham Henry said: "The Munster match will be a special occasion for the team, and the guys are really looking forward to visiting Limerick. The team also knows that it will be a hard, physical match against the European club...

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