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My husband and I refer to the cops of our small city as Barney Fifes. I think it's a common thing for people from my generation to do! I enjoyed all the Mayberry episodes since I was a little kid until the went off the air, maybe around the early 70's.


Sheriff Andy’s had his share of strife
with his deputy dope, Barney Fife.
That first time that Barney
showed up full of blarney,
Andy ought to have run for his life!


Feb. 7, 2019

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Date: 2/13/2019 2:13:00 PM
LOL, love it
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Date: 2/8/2019 11:08:00 PM
:) Nicely done, Andrea. Fife seemed to be the best target for the contest. Never understood why Andy kept him on, but that's Mayberry, not the real world. Best wishes in the contest, Carolyn
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Date: 2/8/2019 6:32:00 PM
G'day Andrea … true, but that was a time when comedy was real comedy and we loved these shows - thank you Andrea - Lindsay
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Date: 2/8/2019 8:07:00 AM
Lovely limerick. I love old films.
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Date: 2/7/2019 8:07:00 PM
Yep, good luck with the contest.
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Date: 2/7/2019 5:48:00 PM
Perfect..! BG
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Date: 2/7/2019 5:20:00 PM
LOL great limerick, Andrea.
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Date: 2/7/2019 4:49:00 PM
Although the characters appear in crossword puzzles, I have never watched the show, but still find your limerick clever! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 2/7/2019 4:35:00 PM
Nice one Andrea, we didn't have that show over here, enjoyed the clip though. Good Luck. Tom.
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