Tuesday, 12 March 2019

UPROOTED VERSE: Limericks about TREES, March '19

Sabal Palmettos
Shem Creek Park,
Mt Pleasant S.C.
WORDPLAY post #161

SATIRE COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, December 2018. The verses presented here have mostly been published (a few are still under review) at OEDILF.com, an online humour dictionary that has accumulated over 100,000 carefully edited limericks. 
WORDPLAY LINK: The current post picks up on themes discussed in the earlier post "Sappy Verse"
SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post
Some of these verses about trees overlap with the theme or singable content of the lyrics blogpost "Delights of the Garden".

By the way, to find more limericks, or any other search target on either of these 2 blogs, use the SEARCH-FUNCTION found at the top of the right-hand margin.

























































Under a Norway maple








Sunday, 10 March 2019

COLD WAR VERSE: Limericks About BROKEN ARROWS (nuclear weapon mishaps) March '19

WORDPLAY post #160 
PARODY COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, June 2018. These verses have also been published recently at the website OEDILF.com, an online humour dictionary that has accumulated over 100,000 carefully edited limericks.

SONGLINK: The original story was encountered as a 60th anniversary reprise by the Charleston SC daily newspaper Post and Courier; it became the basis of satirical lyrics by Giorgio, which can be found here.
For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys and other song-formats on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post.













You can learn more about "Broken Arrows" on the web from these sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_military_nuclear_incident_terminology
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_military_nuclear_accidents

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Unthrottled WORDPLAY Mar '19 #2

WORDPLAY post #159 

Periodic postings of palindromes, Scramble-Town Maps (creative cartography), binomial phrases, occasional verse, etc. 

SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys and other spoofs on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post





Review the entire collection of anagram-town names (based on 
P-A-L-I-N-D-R-O-M-E-S) here.





HOT LINKS to collections of Classic/Goofy Palindromes #1,#2,#3





HOT LINK to NEW WORLD PALINDROMES - complete series



Friday, 1 March 2019

Enthralling WORDPLAY Mar '19 #1

WORDPLAY post #158 
Periodic postings of palindromes, Scramble-Town Maps (creative cartography), binomial phrases, occasional verse, etc. 

SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys and other spoofs on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post
And, be sure to check out our most recent parody-song "Kooky Presidential Views" (to the tune of "Good King Wenceslas")





HOT LINK to NEW WORLD PALINDROMES - complete series





HOT LINKS to collections of Classic/Goofy Palindromes #1,#2,#3


Review the entire collection of anagram-town names (based on 
P-A-L-I-N-D-R-O-M-E-S) here.








Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Enthralling WORDPLAY Feb '19

WORDPLAY post #157 
Periodic postings of palindromes, Scramble-Town Maps (creative cartography), binomial phrases, occasional verse, etc. 

SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys, as well as other song-spoofs, on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post





HOT LINKS to collections of Classic/Goofy Palindromes #1,#2,#3





Review the entire collection of anagram-town names (based on 
P-A-L-I-N-D-R-O-M-E-S) here.



HOT LINK to NEW WORLD PALINDROMES - complete series



Friday, 15 February 2019

AVERSION VERSE: Limericks About FOOD INTOLERANCE, Feb '19

WORDPLAY post #156 
PARODY COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, December 2018. The involved verses have also been web-published at OEDILF.com, an online humour dictionary that has accumulated 100,000 carefully edited limericks.

SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys and other song formats on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post
Specifically, you might enjoy seeing the story of Gino set to classic Neapolitan music (to the tune of "Santa Lucia") - check out "Filastrocca". 
Lovers of Italian food will likely also enjoy the lyrics for  the singable limerick medley "Eating Italian". 

By the way, to find more limericks, or any other search target on either of these 2 blogs, use the SEARCH-FUNCTION found at the top of the right-hand margin.













Sunday, 10 February 2019

MORE VERSE for EXCURSIONS: CRETE and ATHENS, Feb '19

WORDPLAY post #155 

PARODY COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, November 2018. The verses presented here have also been web-published at OEDILF.com, an online humour dictionary that has accumulated over 100,000 carefully edited limericks. These verses represent a continuation of the travel-related thoughts and images in a previous blogpost on excursions to the Greek Isles.

SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys and other spoofs on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post

If you want to sing these and other verses about travels in Greece, click on this link to our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE" and check out this song!

By the way, to find more limericks, or any other search target on either of these 2 blogs, use the SEARCH-FUNCTION found at the top of the right-hand margin.