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Perplexing Pronunciation

A Limerick About our Ludicrous Language

By Dana CrandellPublished 7 days ago β€’ 1 min read
Perplexing Pronunciation
Photo by Sander Sammy on Unsplash

We pass under oceans through tunnels

And transfer our liquids with funnels

So, why is it so

That in order to row,

We must mount our oarlocks on gunwales?


Thanks for hangin'!

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About the Creator

Dana Crandell

Dad, Stedpad, Grandpa, Husband, lover of Nature and dogs.

Writer, editor, photographer and Tech/Internet nerd. Internationally published in multiple languages. I spend my days writing for others and my "spare" time creating for myself.

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  • Cathy holmes7 days ago

    Good question. Very well done.

  • Dana Stewart7 days ago

    Wicked clever!

  • Coordinated perfect πŸ’― β€οΈπŸ˜‰

  • Quincy.v7 days ago

    I enjoyed the playful use of language and the unexpected twist at the end. It's always refreshing to see creativity and humor in writing.πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘πŸ’—

  • Moe Radosevich7 days ago

    Good observation buddy and better question πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈlove it πŸ˜€

  • Heather Hubler7 days ago

    Oh the joys of the English language! This was very clever and an enjoyable read :)

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