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Chap from Calcutta

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Chap from Calcutta

There was an old chap from Calcutta,
Who bought a new wood as a putter.
‘A bogey?’ he coughed.
‘This green isn’t soft -’
And swallowed a ball in mid-splutter.

For Craig’s Golf limerick contest, 31st March

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  1. Date: 3/9/2014 8:47:00 PM
    It can be a frustrating game. But a wood for a putter is lame. And excuses don't matter when you blame it on chatter. Just like sex, when it's soft's not the same. Love your limy's Jack. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 6:33:00 PM
    damm good. i don't know the golf lingo but its very amusing good luck

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 7:48:00 PM
    Fun, lol, enjoyed your limerick Jack, that's quite the trick he did.

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 4:28:00 PM
    Congrats, Jack. Great job. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 9:31:00 AM
    Jack, perfect! I had to look up splutter, love it! Congrats and thanks for the entry!

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 7:47:00 AM
    Congrats Jack.....:-)

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 10:57:00 AM
    Hope you are doing well Jack, stopping by to read your winning poem in Craig's golfing limerick. Congratulations with your fun swing ;-) Always & Forever*PD

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 2:57:00 PM
    Knew this was a winner the first time I read it...Funny stuff Jack! - Tim

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 5:53:00 AM
    many congrats jack lol xx

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 4:01:00 AM
    Lol too funny Jack! Congratulations on your win. Well done. Deb

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 3:58:00 AM
    Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 6:33:00 PM
    Calcutta seems to be popular in the Limerick world. Congratulations on the top spot!

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 5:02:00 PM
    Congrats! Great job,

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 3:58:00 PM
    Congrats on your win~A.O

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 2:09:00 PM
    great job, congrats on your win Jack

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 10:59:00 AM
    Cough cough......that would be hard to swallow, I would think!! Great poem Jack.....loved this one!

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 11:44:00 AM
    Enjoyed the Limerick.Now Calcutta is called Kolkata.

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 11:43:00 AM
    Hey!!I am from calcutta!

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 5:26:00 AM
    A golfer's nightmare done up in great style with your very special touch. Can I add a last word? "Old golfers never die, they just lose their balls."! :)

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 4:14:00 AM
    ha ha always a chuckle from you Jack, love it xx

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