Everyone laughs at limericks. They are an unusual form of poem or poetry consisting of 5 rhyming lines. The term for this type of poem or rhyme originates in Ireland and its name is taken from the Irish County of Limerick in Ireland. This example is great fun and will amuse all ages. Have fun browsing our section of rhymes on this subject.
There was an old person of Down, Whose face was adorned with a frown; When he opened the door, for one minute or more, He alarmed all the people of Down.
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