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Saturday, January 30, 2010
Reminder: Limerick Contest Deadline Looms
As I post this, you have just over 72 hours to polish your verse and get it to my Inbox.
This morning finds me musing in verse about the Third Annual LocalCommentary.com Groundhog Day Limerick Contest. (That's a long name, but I don't suppose calling it TALCGDLC would help much.) The deadline for electronic entries -- no one has ever sent any other kind -- is 12:00 noon MST on Tuesday, February 2. You may think it odd that such a contest is not attached to a certain Irish holiday in March, but, believe me, February desperately needs a holiday with whimsy, not just the one devoted to romance. Limericks can only help that cause.
The State of the Union is done.
The lim'rick's diminutive size is
Fair warning is given where due:
Here are contest details. Enjoy.
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