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The French General

His guard couldn’t help snitchin’ When he washed grenades in his kitchen. This general had a hazardous heart, His name: Linoleum Blownapart.

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  1. Date: 2/25/2011 10:52:00 AM
    haha.loved the Napolean word play!

  1. Date: 2/9/2011 9:20:00 AM
    Very cool play of words on Napoleon, James. If he were carrying grenades, I wouldn't want him in my kitchen either. Funny clerihew! Best wishes for the contest, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 6:04:00 PM
    This is a good one!

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 4:35:00 PM
    funny....having a bad flooring day??

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 4:19:00 PM
    Good a chuckle out of this one..I am glad that I chose this one to read this eve..Sara

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 3:30:00 PM
    LOL! Enjoyed this, James. Always, Annalise