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Got married, my surname’s now Cotton, Our baby’s name can’t be forgotten, We called her ‘ Polly Esther’ (I’m considered a jester) My family thought we were rotten! 11/06/20

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Date: 11/23/2020 11:29:00 AM
Jan, congratulations on your win in Brian's contest with this wonderful write _Constance
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Date: 11/22/2020 9:04:00 PM
You make me laugh, Jan! The picture is priceless, and so is your original and very clever wordplay. Congrats! Hugs ~ John P.S. I went to high school with a Candy Cane
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Date: 11/22/2020 5:16:00 PM
oh that is good and funny, my friend. BIG congrats on the win.
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Date: 11/22/2020 10:16:00 AM
Oh what people do when they name their babies! One of my friends married a man whose last name was Baum. Yep - you guessed correctly - they named her Tannen. Congratulations! Still laughing. hugs....
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Date: 11/22/2020 7:38:00 AM
Good one. Got a chuckle. Congrats on your big win. Sara
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Date: 11/18/2020 5:18:00 PM
So funny jan.very catchy.love it. Simon.:)
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 11/19/2020 1:12:00 AM
Thanks Simon i love the limerick form:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 11/18/2020 12:08:00 PM
lol, love this - as bad as lucy lastic or anne drex
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Date: 11/18/2020 12:33:00 PM
ha ha ha you must do poems on those names, this is one of my fave poems just love the word play:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 11/10/2020 3:48:00 PM
Hello Jan … not only witty but a great play on words Jan - well done - Lindsay
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 11/10/2020 4:27:00 PM
I had such fun with this one Lindsay:-) hugs JAN xx
Date: 11/9/2020 4:56:00 PM
Ha, ha! What a great name! ~ Seymour Hair
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 11/10/2020 4:26:00 PM
ha ha ha:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 11/9/2020 11:05:00 AM
I'm sure you all enjoy and love her so much, she is delightful and a real little beauty.We can't please everybody, especially a few of our relatives! Hugs and blessings. Jennifer
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 11/9/2020 12:20:00 PM
Thanks Jennifer - pure fiction my friend the poem is based on a joke from my friend Barry:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 11/8/2020 6:02:00 PM
“Polly Ester”- so cute!
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Date: 11/9/2020 12:18:00 PM
thanks Caren, this was such fun to write:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 11/8/2020 3:00:00 PM
Ha ha Jan. I love playing with names in my novels (that nobody’s read let alone heard of) but not tried in poems yet. Must change that. Mind you, I’m not sure I could outdo Polly Esther Cotton.... but you know I’m gonna try! Great Limerick.
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Date: 11/9/2020 12:18:00 PM
The line polly esther cotton came from my online friend barry and I had to write a poem based on it, thanks for reading, do let me know when you do some name word play in your poems and its so wonderful your have written novels.. i say one day i will get my silly stuff in a book, i MUST do it:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 11/7/2020 12:06:00 PM
Clever, clever girl! Well done, indeed! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 11/8/2020 3:41:00 AM
I have to give credit to my friend Barry who fed the line to me, all I did was make it into a poem:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 11/7/2020 11:21:00 AM
LOL! Yup some names take the cake! Heard of a couple who hadn’t come up for a name for their baby so named them after the hospital. ahem...lucky kid
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Date: 11/8/2020 3:41:00 AM
oh heck poor child!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 11/7/2020 7:51:00 AM
Good play on words... with a cute picture.. loved it Jan... hugs ~ Ani
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Date: 11/8/2020 3:40:00 AM
thanks Ani:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 11/7/2020 2:30:00 AM
Good play on words. ~~
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Date: 11/8/2020 3:39:00 AM
thanks Victor:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 11/6/2020 3:01:00 PM
Hi Jan - Brilliant how you worked 'Polly Esther Cotton' into this limerick - cute baby pic too. Best wishes - Bill xx
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 11/6/2020 3:32:00 PM
the polly ester cotton was told to me by an on line friend so i had to use it in a limerick:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 11/6/2020 2:59:00 PM
Love it! I would never sink so low as making fun of names myself but......oh yeah.. well never mind!......80)
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Date: 11/6/2020 3:32:00 PM
lol thanks Pa so good to see you again:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 11/6/2020 1:43:00 PM
That's some excellent word play my friend!! Thanks for the smile and giggles today Jan!!
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Date: 11/6/2020 1:52:00 PM
Makes a change from a trumpety poem:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 11/6/2020 1:24:00 PM
Its quite a catchy name Jan, ive heard of kids being called a lot worse. When I was at work letters used to come for an individual called Zacharia Foreskin, we used to have some right laughs over that. Tom
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Date: 11/8/2020 7:15:00 AM
Lol Rico
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Rico Leffanta
Date: 11/7/2020 12:08:00 PM
I had a client in Hong Kong named Man Fuk On; I wonder how he's doing? Aloha! Rico
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 11/6/2020 1:34:00 PM
OMG what a name lol, I used to work in an insurance office and one day had to ring up a client his name was something like Erdogdoo - I just couldn't make that call my boss had to do it :-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 11/6/2020 1:09:00 PM
Maybe she'll grow up to be a comedienne and call herself Jolly Polly Esther. I love this one, Jan.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 11/6/2020 1:10:00 PM
thanks Jim we need a bit of a giggle especially at the moment:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 11/6/2020 12:58:00 PM
The poor lass called Polly Esther Cotton, Is going to suffer something rotten. Kids will pull her thread, Keep bobbin her head, I'd say her name would be best forgotten... Belle :-)
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Date: 11/6/2020 1:01:00 PM
ha ha ha you are a natural limerick writer Belle:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 11/6/2020 12:56:00 PM
Hehehe..Reminds me of people who give out weird names to their kids..Very funny sweet Jan.
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Date: 11/6/2020 12:58:00 PM
yeah they have to remember the kids are stuck with the name for life:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 11/6/2020 12:54:00 PM
- A lovely name ... unique and soft, Jan :))) - Wash at 60 degrees ... if necessary - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 11/6/2020 12:57:00 PM
ha ha ha love that comment:-) Have a super weekend my friend:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 11/6/2020 12:27:00 PM
Polly Ester Cotton...I love it. Thank for the Friday afternoon chuckle, Jan, have a great weekend. Hugs, John
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Date: 11/6/2020 12:39:00 PM
Thanks John, I got the idea from an on line friend and had to do a poem with it!:-) hugs Jan xx