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A grossery of limericks

by Isaac Asimov

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Limericks.,
  • American poetry -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIsaac Asimov and John Ciardi.
    ContributionsCiardi, John, 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6231.L5 A84 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 101 p. ;
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3783578M
    ISBN 100393014835
    LC Control Number81038376
    OCLC/WorldCa7459438

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    book on the subjeç was written. In that book it-self I prediç their decline, and give reasons for it (page ). And it is the same with the swear words. I caught the old ones in the nick of time. A good half of them have already grown obsolete and are unfamiliar to the new generation of such men. Why is this? Because these men, being noFile Size: KB. To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

    The limerick form was popularized by Edward Lear in his first Book of Nonsense () and a later work, More Nonsense, Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc. (). Lear wrote limericks, mostly considered nonsense was customary at the time for limericks to accompany an absurd illustration of the same subject, and for the final line of the limerick to be a variant of the first line. The first book of limericks, though they were not yet named thus, is The History of Sixteen Wonderful Old Women (), followed by the Anecdotes and Adventures of Fifteen Gentlemen (). But the form was popularised by Edward Lear, who has been grandiloquently dubbed "The Poet Laureate of the Limerick", in his A Book of Nonsense () and a.


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Download PDF A Grossery Of Limericks book full free. A Grossery Of Limericks available for download and read online in other formats. This book is virtually indistinguishable from the earlier Limericks: Too Gross—equally light and equally hard for me to feel any enthusiasm for.

As the second volume of the set, it has less inherent interest as well. Still, I cannot deny that devotees of bawdy limericks may well enjoy it in ways that I do not.

I like limericks (especially bawdy ones), and I found some good ones in this book. I liked Asimov's limericks much better than Ciardi's.

I enjoyed their other book -- A Grossery Of Limericks -- better than this one, but this book has some good limericks and is worth reading/5.

Rare Book Cellar. rare-book-cellar. Sign up for newsletter. Search within store. Visit Store: Rare Book Cellar. Categories. Books. Isaac Asimov, John Ciardi A GROSSERY OF LIMERICKS 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York W W Norton & Co Inc Very Good+ in a Very Good+ corner-clipped dust jacket.

Edge wear. Seller assumes Seller Rating: % positive. Get this from a library. Limericks. [Isaac Asimov; John Ciardi] -- Previously published as two separate works: Limericks, too gross () and Grossery of limericks (). A Grossery of Limericks is a non-fiction book by Isaac Asimov.

List of Books by Isaac Asimov. Limericks by Edward Lear from ‘A Book of Nonsense ’ There was an Old Man with a beard, Who said, 'It is just as I feared. Two Owls and a Hen, Four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard!' There was an Old Man in a tree, Who was horribly bored by a Bee;File Size: 9KB.

This first volume was soon followed by More Lecherous Limericks inStill More Lecherous Limericks inA Grossery of Limericks written and compiled with poet John Ciardi inand finally Limericks, Too Gross again with Ciardi in On the back dust-jacket of A Grossery of Limericks, Asimov explained his talent for writing rude.

This volume and its companion, A Grossery of Limericks, have a couple of unusual features. One is the presence of a collaborator. Asimov rarely collaborated willingly, and these two books are. More Limericks book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the largest collection of limericks ever published, erotic or /5. Lear didn't invent limericks but he's regarded as the person responsible for making them as popular as they are today. His first book of funny limericks, called 'A Book of Nonsense', was first published in and is still in print today.

Lear wrote many, many funny limericks. Some of them are included below for you to share with your children. Lecherous Limericks is the first of several compilations of dirty limericks by celebrated author Isaac Asimov (–). The book contains limericks.

The first limerick in the collection is: There was a sweet girl of Decatur A Grossery of Limericks. He went on to publish More Lecherous Limericks, Still More Lecherous Limericks, Asimov's Sherlockian Limericks, Limericks: Too Gross; or Two Dozen Dirty Stanzas, A Grossery of Limericks, Isaac Asimov's Limericks for Children and Asimov Laughs Again: More Than Favorite Jokes, Limericks, andthe dude liked limericks.

In fact, he invented the word "limericist" to Written: Limericks by Asimov, Isaac and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at And someone who enjoyed writing lots of dirty limericks.

Somewhere on his list of + books, you will find Lecherous Limericks (), Limericks: Too Gross (), A Grossery of Limericks (), and Asimov Laughs Again: More Than Jokes, Limericks, and Anecdotes (). The first book of limericks is The History of Sixteen Wonderful Old Women (), followed by the Anecdotes and Adventures of Fifteen Gentlemen ().

But the form was popularised by Edward Lear, who has been grandiloquently dubbed "The Poet Laureate of the Limerick", in his A Book of Nonsense () and a later work () on the same theme.Grossery of Limericks, Paperback by Asimov, Isaac; Ciardi, John, Brand New, F $ Free shipping.

Asimov's Guide to the Bible: The New Testament by Isaac Asimov. $ A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard Seller Rating: % positive.First edition.

First edition. [2], 30 pp, illustrated by Edward Gorey. 1 vols. x inches. A collection of over 30 limericks, on eof which was written by Edward Gorey.

Published for school children as a textbook, including on the verso of the front cover blank spaces for student's name and the name of the school to whom the book belongs.