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A Smidgeon Too Much Rum

shhhh...please don't tell Jan I tattled on her.

Did you hear 'bout Jan's custard a-la-plum
While making it she drank far too much rum
while on her wobbly legs
put mustard in the eggs
It was wretched and tasted like pond scum

Her hubby asked her for a large serving
But the rum made Jan wiggle while swerving
'Twas a messy mishap
She dropped it on his lap
Jan laughed but hubby found it unnerving

He asked why she thought that was so funny
Jan sipped more rum then said, "Sorry, honey"
She sat upon the floor
and drank a few gulps more
then slurred, "It wath a smidgeon too runny"

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 2/2/2018 4:07:00 PM
Talking about drinking while cooking i noticed your poem when looking.Then that me think of the dishes in the sink so I downed the whole bottle and now I'm a wobble what will my neighbours think...
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Date: 1/11/2018 7:00:00 PM
LOL - this is awesome ... Limericks I find tricky to do with good rhythm, but this is wonderful, and I'm still chuckling, (and I just discovered a new rum that I love! It's called Plantation - yum!). But now I'm feeling it's time for a little eggnog, haha! ;-) Wonderfully fun write!
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Date: 1/5/2018 4:55:00 AM
Thank you for a hearty triple laugh, Lin:):) I have missed what inspired this, though I can imagine since it's Jan-originated. ~ Hope you and the new year greeted each other with a smile:) Regards // paul
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Date: 1/2/2018 5:54:00 PM
very funny, lin! i'm sure jan will crack up when she reads this...
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Date: 1/2/2018 5:28:00 PM
ha ha ha thanks so much Lin, you've discovered my secret lol - i am honoured you have continued the story lol:-) son didn't make it off the ground so i have him home for one more night!:-):-) into my faves lol:-) hugs jan x
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Date: 1/2/2018 5:09:00 PM
That was funny Lin. I too have had a few cooking missteps while drinking but I didn't care...hey, even burnt bbq is ok. :)
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Date: 1/2/2018 12:33:00 PM
Maybe a little more than a wee dram had Jan, Funny stuff Lin, great Limerick...
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Date: 1/2/2018 12:25:00 PM
Very funny. I read Jan's so I'm completely up to sped and I love it! All the best ... CayCay
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