I There was a young woman from Hull, who was rudely attacked by a Gull. It pinched her ice cream as she ran with a scream demanding a brutal mass cull. II I sat in a villa in Bristol shooting at ducks with my pistol, I got one in the neck and it slammed to the deck and took out the bloke dealing crystal. III There was a young man with a herd who's vision was terribly blurred he wore his pince-nez as he turned the fresh hay and hopped in a sloppy, wet turd.
Edward Lear, British artist, illustrator, author and poet, known for his nonsense poetry and limericks, was born today in 1812.
The UK observes National Limerick Day today, to celebrate Edward Lear’s birthday.