Posts Tagged ‘Argument Humor’

A Recipe For Trouble (Limerick)

Saturday, May 21st, 2022

An annoying acquaintance loves roe
And dishes all covered in dough.
He’ll eat beef by the herd
And most any old bird,
But he’ll always refuse to eat crow.

Wage Madness (Limerick)

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

The driver made such a loud fuss
Over new jitney wages, each cuss
As he bitched about pay
Could be heard blocks away…
So the man was thrown under the bus.

Indifferent Limerick

Sunday, November 7th, 2021

If you utter the sentence “So what?”
Your meaning is open and shut.
“I don’t care” is the gist
Of those words — can’t be missed.
So brace for a fist and a “But.”

Know-It-All Limerick

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

“I’ve proven you’re wrong! Now eat crow,”
Said a know-it-all fellow, named Joe,
Who could not help but howl
At the answer re fowl:
“I’m allergic to poultry, so NO!”

Save “Breedbate” From Obsolescence (Limerick)

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

Here’s my plea to “Save ‘Breedbate’ From Obsolescence.”

I’m wond’ring why “breedbate’s” deemed dated.
Such a fate should at least be debated.
For the net’s filled with folks
Who start fights; breedbate-blokes
With egos that should be deflated.

Babbling About Brabbling (Limerick)

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

Whether online or off, I hate brabbling;
Petty arguments, overwrought babbling.
But the worst verbal brawl —
The most irksome of all —
Tends to stem from political dabbling.

Winning Arguments (Limerick)

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Bill Murray Tweet: “It’s hard to win an argument with a smart person, but it’s damn near impossible to win an argument with a stupid person.”

When you argue with someone who’s smart,
Persuasion’s a difficult art.
Your opponent’s a clown?
Then your win-odds go down,
And your challenge is way off the chart.

Limerick-Off Monday – Rhyme Word: POT at the end of Line 1 or 2 or 5

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

It’s Limerick-Off time, once again. And that means I write a limerick, and you write your own, using the same rhyme word. Then you post your limerick as a comment to this post and, if you’re a Facebook user, on Facebook too.

I hope you’ll join me in writing a limerick using POT at the end of Line 1 or Line 2 or Line 5. (Homonyms or homophones are fine.)

The best submission will be crowned Limerick Of The Week. (Here’s last week’s Limerick Of The Week Winner.)

How will your poems be judged? By meter, rhyme, cleverness, and humor. (If you’re feeling a bit fuzzy about limerick writing rules, here’s my How To Write A Limerick article.)

I’ll announce the Limerick of the Week Winner next Sunday, right before I post next week’s Limerick-Off. So that gives you a full week to submit your clever, polished verse. Your submission deadline is Saturday at 10:00 p.m. (Eastern Time.)

Here’s my limerick:

A man who liked stirring the pot
Made trouble more often than not.
He needed no kitchen
To heat up some bitchin’
And could cook it up right on the spot.

Please feel free to write your own limerick using the same rhyme word and post it in my comments. And if you’re on Facebook, I hope you’ll join my friends in that same activity on my Facebook Limerick-Off post.

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