Wednesday, 5 June 2019

HERPETOLOGIC VERSE: Limericks About REPTILES (no snakes)*

WORDPLAY post #167    


        
PARODY COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, April 2019. Today's verses are under review, or have have been finally accepted for web-publication at OEDILF.com, an online humour dictionary that has accumulated over 100,000 carefully edited poems. Thanks are due to OEDILF contributing-editor MikeAq who kindly provided permission for linking to some of his related verses.

PHOTOS: Unless otherwise noted, embedded photographs were taken with and transferred from Giorgio's cellphone, then formatted using ancient Powerpoint software. No photographic subjects were reimbursed for participating in this undertaking. 

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

BACKGROUND:  "herpetology" - the branch of zoology dealing with reptiles and amphibians. Readers should note that snakes have been omitted from this poetic idyll owing to the marked aversion by the editor's life-partner. 
Interested readers should also refer to our blog-post #150, "Limericks About Frogs".












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See this earlier post for Giorgio's rehash of Ogden Nash's verse (The Purist) about the important differences between crocodiles and alligators.













Read more about the invasive species, brown anole (Anolis sagrei) here.














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