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Clip Joints

Used to be I got haircuts for two bits,

      Along with a shave and hair tonic spritz,

          From the barber bawdy jokes

               Juicy gossip from town blokes!

                    Now for twelve bucks a clip is all I gits!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 4/5/2014 3:13:00 PM
    Fabulous Limerick Robert, Hugs Jan x

  1. Date: 3/12/2014 1:23:00 PM
    Very clever Limerick Robert. The words seem to have a natural placement. Tis a shame everything is so expensive. That being said, the barber's got to make a living too Huh? Peace. :)

  1. Date: 2/24/2014 9:00:00 AM
    I guess that's why so many shave their heads. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 2/22/2014 3:03:00 PM
    Cute one and you are getting a very inexpensive cut for that price..Enjoyed reading this one today..Your visit to my page was encouraging..How are you two?..Sara

  1. Date: 2/19/2014 7:53:00 AM
    Your poems are so funny, Bob. I am jealous. Men's hair cuts are always cheaper than women's. You guys are so simple! Enjoyed :)

  1. Date: 2/18/2014 9:31:00 PM
    Gawd Blimey Robert, at least you have hair, I'm a shiny head. Great read, mate....Peter

  1. Date: 2/18/2014 7:24:00 PM
    Tha't what inflation does to everyone and the economy. Another great write, Sarge!

  1. Date: 2/18/2014 5:48:00 PM
    wonderful very funny limerick Bob Kudos hugs (7)

  1. Date: 2/18/2014 10:46:00 AM
    Oh yes! I can clearly remember the years when, as a child, I enjoyed 75 cent haircuts.....but, alas, those days are gone...I enjoyed your poem.

  1. Date: 2/18/2014 6:49:00 AM
    I trust you bob h,quality is your logo,I'm proud to associate with you.Great limerick.

  1. Date: 2/17/2014 9:31:00 PM
    My grandfather uses the barber here in town, and her gets a senior cut for $10 plus tip here! I get my cut from a salon for $10 myself, and that includes a tip...so I don't go to the barber! If I remember correctly the barbers don't shave you anymore, I wish they did that because I would go to that! I really loved reading this tremendous write this evening! What a lovely piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/17/2014 8:32:00 PM
    Nice Limerick..That's if you can find a good one for $12....I really enjoyed this Robert