Sunday, 30 December 2018

VERSE for EXCURSIONS: Limericks about THE GREEK ISLES

WORDPLAY post #149 (sneak preview,  #4 in the collection "The Twelve Posts of Christmas" - see Dec 2nd through Dec 24th)
PARODY COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, November 2018, based on travels in Greece in the autumn of 2017. 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.
Fishing boats at Koufonisi

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.


















Beach near harbour at Agios Giorgios, Heraklia

Learn more about this intriguing off-the-beaten-track island here









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A good historic perspective can be found in a 2011 article in Vinography:
 "Wine from the caldera: the incredible viticulture of Santorini"
Wikipedia discusses the Assyrtiko grape varietal here











MORE PHOTO-MEMORIES FROM SAILING THE CYCLADES












 

Thursday, 20 December 2018

NURSE VERSE: Limericks about DOCTORS and PATIENTS

WORDPLAY post #148

SATIRE COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, November 2018. The involved verses have also been web-published or are under review at OEDILF.com, an online humour dictionary that has accumulated over100,000 carefully edited limericks.

FOLLOW-UP: More such verses are being compiled, and will be posted in February 2019.

SONGLINKS: 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. There are also, for those interested, quite a few parody-songs, (complete with chord indications for stringed instruments)  about the world of patients and doctors, as listed at the end of today's collection of poems. The lyrics are dubbed into songs that you likely know well, so ENJOY! 









































GIORGIO'S SONGS ABOUT DOCTORS and PATIENTS
from our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE"



HOTLINKS TO MEDICAL-THEMED SONG-POSTS
...AND A FEW LIMERICK MEDLEYS
Singable Limerick-Medley #17: Nuclear Cardiology
Singable Limerick-Medley #20: Medical Imaging 



Saturday, 15 December 2018

VERSATILE VERSE: Limericks about WRITING LIMERICKS***

WORDPLAY post #147
SATIRE COMPILED: Giorgio Coniglio, November 2018. Today's verses have been published at OEDILF.com, an online humour dictionary that has accumulated 100,000 carefully edited limericks. Thanks are due to OEDILF contributing-editor MikeAq who kindly supported this effort by agreeing to links to some of his verses. Please check out the links at the bottom of this post.

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. Please also note the list of songs about limerick verses listed at the bottom of this post.

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Link to "Fundamentals"



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HOT LINKS TO "SONGS ABOUT LIMERICKS"
Dark Plans (Russian Hacking)
Novel Melodies for Singing Limericks
Simple Twist of Verse
(Another) Simple Twist of Verse
(Yet another) Simple Twist of Verse
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