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Limericks We Lived By B. T. Enos
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A new topical, but light-hearted, collection of limericks. Some of the selected verses may deal with the serious news, but all are filled with irony and good humor in the true limerick tradition.... More > Many of the poems offer a fresh look at simple human nature and social trends including the evolution of language. The sports and entertainment pages are also covered with good fun. Lovers of whimsical poetry will find a bonus chapter on just what makes the ideal limerick. A must for those who enjoy writing their own. “A recommended addition to every limerick enthusiast's library.” - Reginald T. O'Leary, Dublin Limerick Society< Less
Limericks and Tim Tricks By B. T. Enos
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One limerick enthusiast's use of this classic verse form to celebrate friends and occasions. This collection offers a good explanation of the finer points of limerick style, while giving well-chosen... More > examples of the "current event", "ribald", and "place name" limericks from the archives of the Dublin Limerick Society. There is good background information on the Dublin Limerick Society and its mission to preserve limerick history. Most readers will be pleased to learn about the Society's customer service, but original limerick writers will be especially interested in its Original Rhyme Competition. Both sides of the "lazy" limerick controversy are dealt with at length. “This work certainly takes the limerick off the dusty and shameful shelves of history and back into the sunlight of playful daily usage.” Reginald T. O'Leary, Curator Dublin Limerick Society< Less
Letters, Lessons and Laughs By B. T. Enos
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Correspondence from Another Wine World. A young novice gets a rude introduction to the world of imported-wine sales in 1963 under the tutelage of an experienced, and not too patient, professional.... More > This humorous historical tale is told primarily through the actual letters and reports exchanged between teacher and pupil. This saved correspondence offers a fascinating portrait of the teacher, while, at the same time, recalling a distant, more quaint era in the marketing of high-end imported wines in the not-so-receptive world of California at that time.< Less