Heated Limerick by Madeleine Begun Kane
One-hundred degrees? I may swoon.
Yes, I’m singing a very hot tune.
And I’m down in the mouth
Cuz this isn’t the south,
But Bayside, New York — early June.
At her long-standing and encyclopedic website, madkane.com, Kane offers lots more limericks -- and instructions for writing a limerick -- and also math-humor.
A wonderful source of math-humor and limericks is Ben Orlin's site, "Math with Bad Drawings." Here is a sample:
|A limerick for mathematicians -- by Ben Orlin|
This next clever limerick -- originally first posted in this blog back in March 2010, has been attributed to Leigh Mercer:
|A clever computational limerick -- by Leigh Mercer|
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