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A Stitch In Time

There was a young girl on Long Bay Her swim shorts began to show fray Rip spread up the seam I thought I would scream When chubby cheeks went on display! Sandra M. Haight ~2nd Place~ Contest: Traditional Limerick Sponsor: Viv Wigley Judged: 04/12/2018 ~1st Place~ Contest: Dumb and Dumber Personal Quotes Sponsor: John Freeman Judged: 06/18/2015 Note: “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine” The 'stitch in time' notion has been current in English for a very long time and is first recorded in Thomas Fuller's Gnomologia, Adagies and Proverbs, Wise Sentences and Witty Sayings, Ancient and Modern, Foreign and British, 1732:

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Date: 4/14/2018 11:01:00 AM
Great funny Limerick, Sandra, congratulations on your Win!!! Hugs Eve
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/14/2018 1:55:00 PM
Thank you once again, Eve, for your nice visits and support! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 4/14/2018 9:49:00 AM
Lol! A great limerick! Congratulations on your win.
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Date: 4/14/2018 1:55:00 PM
Thank you, Susan! Much appreciated. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 5:04:00 PM
Love this, Sandra. Congrats and well done.
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/14/2018 1:55:00 PM
Thanks so much, Andrea. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 3:28:00 PM
I always heard this idiom from my mother who assuredly heard it from hers and so on. You made a really cute Limerick out of it Sandra. Your limerick is one of my favorites in his contest. Congratulations on your win! : ) xxoo
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/14/2018 1:54:00 PM
Yes, Connie...younger people today probably never heard these old sayings! Thank you for the nice comment and congrats. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 2:46:00 PM
Such a cute limerick, Sandra. Congratulations on your win! (We used to call former Florida Governor Bob Graham "Chubby Cheeks.")
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Date: 4/14/2018 1:53:00 PM
Ha Ha, on the "chubby cheeks," Carolyn! Thanks for your visit, nice comment and congrats! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 2:34:00 PM
A pleasure to be re-reading this Witty Limerick, Agnes, and to offer you merited congratulations! Regards // paul
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/14/2018 1:52:00 PM
Thank you very much, Paul! Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 12:14:00 PM
Oh.......I hate that when it happens !!! LOL !! Adorable limerick, Sandra !!! Congrats to you !!
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/14/2018 1:52:00 PM
Ha Ha, thank you very much, Carrie! A fun one for sure. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 12:09:00 PM
Good one Sandra, congratulations...
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/14/2018 1:51:00 PM
Thank you very much, Charlie! Much appreciated. Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 8:17:00 AM
LOL, Sandra! Congrats!
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/14/2018 1:50:00 PM
Thank you, Kime! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 4:55:00 AM
Congrats on your podium finish win, Sandra.
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/14/2018 1:50:00 PM
Thank you so much, Line! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 3:08:00 AM
lovely to read this again Sandra, many congrats:-) hugs jan xx
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/14/2018 1:50:00 PM
Thank you, Jan. I am not that good with humor, so I thought I'd used this trusted one from before! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 1:51:00 AM
Hi Sandra, perfect “cheeky” little limerick - congratulations on your win :-)
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Date: 4/14/2018 1:49:00 PM
Thank you so much, Nina! Much appreciated! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 4/13/2018 1:06:00 AM
Hi Sandra, You've penned yourself one funny limerick. Congratulations on your winning write:-) Alexis
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/14/2018 1:48:00 PM
Thank you very much, Alexis! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 6/19/2015 5:02:00 PM
Probably for overall humor WITH correct meter, etc. this for me takes the cake!!! Congrats to you.
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Date: 6/19/2015 6:17:00 AM
Love this one...Congrats on your win Sandra
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Date: 6/19/2015 2:17:00 AM
Dropping back with my congrats:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 6/19/2015 12:08:00 AM
SANDRA, Congrats on your win. **SKAT**
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Date: 6/18/2015 11:21:00 PM
Extr high level of humor, your stitch in time, Loved it Agape, Moses
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Date: 6/18/2015 11:13:00 PM
Sandra :) Congratulations on your Dumb and Dumber Personal quote win.... WUV ~LINDA~
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Date: 5/7/2015 6:39:00 PM
so funny Sandra gl in contest hugs 7
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Sandra Haight
Date: 5/11/2015 9:17:00 PM
Thanks, Shadow. It was a fun one to work on. I appreciate your visit and support. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 5/7/2015 10:56:00 AM
I enjoyed this very much....thanks....:-)
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Sandra Haight
Date: 5/11/2015 9:17:00 PM
Thank you for stopping by, Donna. I appreciate your kind remarks! Sandra
Date: 5/6/2015 8:45:00 AM
A pleasant, witty limerick, Sandra:) Much enjoyed. // paul
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Sandra Haight
Date: 5/11/2015 9:18:00 PM
Thank you, Paul. I had fun putting it together! I appreciate your nice comments. Sandra
Date: 5/6/2015 7:23:00 AM
Great way to go for the contest..Reads like a winner to me..Way to go..The person about whom you have written definitely need at least one stitch in time..Thanks for the visit to say congrats..Sara
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Sandra Haight
Date: 5/11/2015 9:19:00 PM
Thank you, Sara. I am pleased that you liked this. I find Limericks are fun to write! Thank you for stopping by! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 5/5/2015 7:02:00 PM
haha...Good one Sandra!
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Date: 5/4/2015 4:05:00 PM
oh, you are so good, Sandra!! and a little naughty!!
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Sandra Haight
Date: 5/11/2015 9:20:00 PM
Ha Ha! Glad you liked it! Sandra
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