LNH: Limerick Lass #2

Tom Russell milos_parker at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 20 13:03:05 PDT 2006

Dave Van Domelen wrote:

>      One could argue that growing up in a large family helps you develop the
> life skills needed for the job of LNHQ receptionist.  :)  Especially if it's
> a large Irish Catholic family.

A sound point.  (Maybe Bart was an only child, and himself the son of
only children?)

>      Then again, Limerick Lass may just call anyone she knew as an age-group
> peer met via "our parents were friends" her cousin.  I certainly have a few
> cousins of that sort.

So do I, come to think of it.  Though in my family, it's more common to
refer to their parents as "aunts" and "uncles" without referring to
their children as "cousins".
>      BTW, while everyone assumes the Nantucket limerick is feelthy, the
> original version was not:
>      There once was a man from Nantucket
>      Who kept all his cash in a bucket.
>      His daughter, named Nan
>      Ran off with a man
>      And as for the bucket...Nantucket.



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