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THEME: LIM -- Limericks

PUB DATEWEEKTITLESYNOPSISEVENTUAL WINNERTHEMESREPORTLINKS
May 23, 199312 HERE, DOGGEREL  Write a limerick. It must contain one of the following names: "Hillary Rodham Clinton," "Jack Kevorkian," "George Stephanopoulos" or "Bosnia-Herzegovina." Jimmy Nguyen LIM CUL   HTML   
June 21, 1998275 THERE ONCE WAS CONTEST FROM NANTUCKET  Write a limerick in which the first line is about someone who comes from some place in the Washington area. Courtney Knauth LIM WAS  272  HTML 
August 22, 2004572 The Limerixicon Supply a limerick based on any word in the dictionary (except proper nouns) beginning with ai- through ar-. Brendan Beary LIM  568  HTML E 
August 21, 2005624 Limerixicon 2 Supply a limerick based on any word in the dictionary (except proper nouns) beginning with bd- through bl-. Chris Doyle LIM  620  HTML 
September 11, 2005627 Per-Verse Write a limerick or other short poem with comically awful rhyming. Jesse Frankovich LIM POE  623  HTML 
August 6, 2006674 Limerixicon 3 Supply a humorous limerick based on any word in the dictionary (except proper nouns) beginning with ca-. Chris Doyle LIM LET  670   
September 3, 2006678 Limerick Smackdown! Chris Doyle and Brendan Beary will go head to head in a series of 10 limericks.  LIM  674   
August 12, 2007726 Limerixicon 4 Supply a humorous limerick based on any word in the dictionary beginning with cl- through co-. Chris Strolin LIM WOR  722   HTML 
August 9, 2008777 Limerixicon 5 Supply a humorous limerick featuring any English word, name or term beginning with the letters da-. Chris Doyle LIM WOR  773    
August 8, 2009829 Limerixicon 6 Supply a humorous limerick prominently featuring any English word, name or term beginning with the letters di-. Andrew Burnet LIM WOR LET  825    E 
August 14, 2010882 Limerixicon VII Supply a humorous limerick prominently featuring any English word, name or term beginning with the letters dr-. Carole Lyons LIM LET  878    html 
September 25, 2010887 Plus-Fours Write a limerick whose third or fourth line is one of those listed above. Stephen Gold LIM  880, 882    html 
August 7, 2011931 Limerixicon 8 Supply a humorous limerick significantly featuring any English word, name or term beginning with the letters ea- through -el. Chris Doyle LIM  927    html 
September 25, 2011938 Free and Lear Write a limerick using the first two lines of any of Edward Lear's 115 limericks plus your own remaining three lines. Hugh Thirlway LIM  934    html 
June 3, 2012974 Eat our dust! Write a limerick humorously describing a book, play, movie, or TV show. Chris Doyle LIM LIT TEL MOV  970    html   
August 12, 2012983 Limerixicon IX Supply a humorous limerick significantly featuring any English word, name or term beginning with the letters "eq-" through "ez-". Brendan Beary LIM LET  980    html   
March 10, 20131012 The news at 5 Write a limerick about a recent news event. Kevin Dopart LIM CUL  1008    html   E 
August 11, 20131033 LimeriXicon Supply a humorous limerick significantly featuring any English word, name or term beginning with "fa-". Matt Monitto LIM  1029   HTML   E 
August 10, 20141084 Limerixicon XI: Fi-, fo-, go! Supply a humorous, previously unpublished limerick significantly featuring any English word, name or term beginning with "Fl-" through "fo-". Brendan Beary LIM POE  1080   HTML  E 
August 16, 20151136 Gaah! It's Limerixicon XII Supply a humorous, previously unpublished limerick significantly featuring any English word, name or term beginning with "ga-". Nan Reiner POE LIM  1133    E 
August 21, 20161189 Gee, it's Limerixicon XIII! Supply a humorous, previously unpublished limerick significantly featuring any English word, name or term beginning with "ge'". Melissa Balmain LIM  1185    E