I used to say "Hi, my name's 'Nichael'",
which everyone mispronounced "Michael".
I'd try to correct 'em
With a kick to the rectum,
'Til one day, I just gave up and went Psychael.
-- A Plurality of Sins
I simply will not be that guy
Who uses the word "Octopi"
Is clearly for wusses,
And "Octopodes"? --I'd rather die! --(Log Cabin Chronicle, 8Mar2020)
In Samoan to swear yous say "Kefe".
In Spanish, the boss is "El Jefe".
In English, alas,
I'll just take a pass.
Tell me, what in the hec is "Covfefe"?
-- The Poet's Dilemma in the Post-Fact Era:
-- A Limerick for Kellyanne Conway.
When Kellyanne makes her political pitch,
My eyes will both start to twitch.
My brain cells get muddled,
And I feel so befuddled
I can't even think of the right word to rhyme... --(Log Cabin Chronicle, 20Dec2017)
-- And finally...
There once was a girl with a duck
Who rode into town on a truck.
But the biggest surprise,
I'll bet none of you guys
Thought the last rhyme would be "Luck"!hear the
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