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
Contest: Traditional Limerick
Sponsor: Viv Wigley
Contest: Dumb and Dumber Personal Quotes
Sponsor: John Freeman
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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