posted May 13, 2018 15:05
No problem with using
Unless it is simply too hard
But if you eschew it
And say you can’t do it
You’re hoist by that famous petard!
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posted May 13, 2018 17:00 How to say it. Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again. Nollidj is power.
posted May 13, 2018 18:33
…many would dispute her examples, on both sides. There’s more than one “American English” and more than one “British English.”
I would propose we use a rather generous standard of acceptable pronunciations even if we ourselves might pronounce a given word differently.
posted May 18, 2018 05:38
Have you any submissions? Admissions? Intromissions? Omissions? Intermissions?
posted May 18, 2018 13:57
So sorry - I haven't been around much. It's all good - graduations (3!), out of town, babysitting my little granddaughter because they lost their nanny, much going on at work, etc., etc. I'll get you a limerick and hope to be better here.
posted May 18, 2018 14:17
I am sitting out this one.
posted May 18, 2018 17:34
Only two so far. Maybe a limerick in boustrophedon would be appropriate?...
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posted May 19, 2018 04:32
Then Oxnard would be Dranxo? Sounds like a headache remedy to me. But then when I see "Ex-LAX I think of departing Los Angeles International Airport.
PS: Why am I now getting lines saying, "Ignored post?"
posted May 19, 2018 07:42
Who Ignored which post? That's a distressing glitch.
I have three entries now. Surely there are a few more stalwart Limericists who can cope with this?
posted May 19, 2018 12:53
Four now. Geoff, are you still being Ignored?
posted May 19, 2018 13:33
Yes still being ignored, but there's always an announcement that you have ignored my post. I can then click on "ignored post" and see it. Weird! I suppose I can just assume it's good taste on your part.
posted May 19, 2018 14:05
Strange. My Ignore list is empty. Are you sure it's not you ignoring me instead? (and how does one upload an image? [not a URL]?)
posted May 19, 2018 19:03
Originally posted by Proofreader:
How to say it.
I think you let it slip to the next video before you copied the url. Did you mean
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posted May 20, 2018 06:16
Did you mean this one?
TY, B5. I should have checked the link but it seemed OK to me at the time.
Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again. Nollidj is power.
posted May 20, 2018 17:34
Quoitng A.A.Milne - Now We Are Six. Keep em coming, folks. :-)
posted May 21, 2018 18:46
Finally yours truly's is in.
I didn't even know there was an ignore list.
posted May 22, 2018 08:24
Eight valiant entries so far. I'll post them over the weekend, which will give a few more days for those of us still wrestling with how to rhyme
posted May 22, 2018 09:16
The first syllable is said the same as one would say the bovine beast "ox;" the sacond like this:https://www.google.com/search?q=nard&rlz=1C1GCEA_enUS787US787&oq=nard&aqs=chrome..69i57j35i39j0l4.1855j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 The rhyming sites fail totally!
posted May 24, 2018 06:19
I just caught a bit of the TV show, "Family Travels with Colleen Kelly." She went to Oxnard!!! It seems the real estate revoltin' developers have gotten hold of the shoreline and yuppfied the hell out of it. And how did Ms Kelly say it? "Ox
posted May 25, 2018 08:01
Last Call for OXNARD, pronounced -nard as in barnyard. Except when it's pronounced -nerd as in lanyard or halyard. We're not fussy.
posted May 26, 2018 18:30