Limerick by Edward Lear 1
Everyone laughs at limericks. They are an unusual form of poem or poetry consisting of 5 rhyming lines. The term for this type of poem or rhyme originates in Ireland and its name is taken from the Irish County of Limerick in Ireland. This example is great fun and will amuse all ages. Have fun browsing our section of rhymes on this subject.
There was an old person of Florence,
Who held mutton chops in abhorrence;
He purchased a Bustard, and fried him in Mustard,
Which choked that old person of Florence.