Edward Lear’s first influential limerick collection, A Book of Nonsense, hit bookstore shelves nearly 200 years ago.

The 5 Most Famous Limericks and Their Histories

Edward Lear’s first influential limerick collection, A Book of Nonsense, hit bookstore shelves nearly 200 years ago. Lear didn’t invent the limerick, however;

Limerick Day | Edward Lear’s first influential limerick collection, A Book of Nonsense, hit bookstore shelves nearly 200 years ago.

The 5 Most Famous Limericks and Their Histories

Edward Lear’s first influential limerick collection, A Book of Nonsense, hit bookstore shelves nearly 200 years ago. Lear didn’t invent the limerick, however;

The 5 Most Famous Limericks and Their Histories | Grammarly Blog

The 5 Most Famous Limericks and Their Histories

Edward Lear’s first influential limerick collection, A Book of Nonsense, hit bookstore shelves nearly 200 years ago. Lear didn’t invent the limerick, however;

"The Pelican's Bill" - photographed by Gunther Allen  The pelican bill is the bird's most distinctive feature. But can a pelican's bill hold more than it's belly can? I'll answer that with this famous limerick written by humorist Dixon Lanier Merritt in 1910.

"The Pelican's Bill" - photographed by Gunther Allen The pelican bill is the bird's most distinctive feature. But can a pelican's bill hold more than it's belly can? I'll answer that with this famous limerick written by humorist Dixon Lanier Merritt in

The 5 Most Famous Limericks and Their Histories | Grammarly Blog

The 5 Most Famous Limericks and Their Histories

Edward Lear’s first influential limerick collection, A Book of Nonsense, hit bookstore shelves nearly 200 years ago. Lear didn’t invent the limerick, however;

Edward Lear's illustration for his most famous limerick.

Edward Lear's illustration for his most famous limerick.

5 Famous Limerick Painters • People & Genealogy | Limerick's Life

Limerick has always had a talent for the arts, here are 5 well respected Limerick born painters.

'Tommy' famous Limerick city Busker painted by LUAS (PETER BYRNE)

'Tommy' famous Limerick city Busker painted by LUAS (PETER BYRNE)

Catherine Hayes, married name Catherine Bushnell, (1818 – 1861) was a world-famous Liemrick born Irish soprano of the Victorian era. According to London's Daily Express, "Hayes was the 'Madonna' of her day; she was the 19th-century operatic equivalent of the world's most famous pop star."    Hayes was baptized on 8 November 1818. She was born of humble Anglo-Irish parentage at 4 Patrick Street, Limerick. Her father was the musician Arthur Williamson Hayes; he abandoned the fami...Continue…

Catherine Hayes, married name Catherine Bushnell, (1818 – 1861) was a world-famous Liemrick born Irish soprano of the Victorian era. According to London's Daily Express, "Hayes was the 'Madonna' of her day; she was the 19th-century operatic equivalent of the world's most famous pop star." Hayes was baptized on 8 November 1818. She was born of humble Anglo-Irish parentage at 4 Patrick Street, Limerick. Her father was the musician Arthur Williamson Hayes; he abandoned the fami...Continue…

A comprehensive resource for limericks online. The most famous limericks by Edward Lear are featured on poetry online. Classic information regarding the works of Browing, Eliot, Joyce, Tennyson and Butler are fully featured on limericks online.

Famous Poems Rewritten as Limericks

Famous Poems Rewritten as Limericks

"The Book of Nonsense to Which is Added More Nonsense" by Edward LEAR on Rare Illustrated Books  London: Frederick Warne and Co. no date circa 1900.  One of the most famous and popular collections of poems for children in English. #edwardlear #lear #limericks #nonsense #verse

"The Book of Nonsense to Which is Added More Nonsense" by Edward LEAR on Rare Illustrated Books London: Frederick Warne and Co. no date circa 1900. One of the most famous and popular collections of poems for children in English. #edwardlear #lear #limericks #nonsense #verse

famous poems as limericks

famous poems as limericks

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