7 Limericks for Kids That Adults Find Funny, Too

Even the greenest lads and lasses will enjoy these funny Irish(ish) poems.

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Gerbil Remedies

Gerbil RemediesJacopo Ligozzi/ Wikimedia Commons
A creature of charm is the gerbil / Its diet's exclusively herbal; / It grazes all day / On bunches of hay / Passing gas with an elegant burble.

Pie's the Limit

Pie's the LimitKate Greenaway/ Wikimedia Commons
I know a schoolboy from Dubai, / Who was baked by mistake in a pie. / To his mother’s disgust / He emerged through the crust, / And exclaimed, "What a good boy am I!"

Cat Spat

Cat SpatWikimedia Commons
There once were two cats from Kilkenny. / Each thought that was one cat too many, / So they started to fight / And to scratch and to bite— / Now, instead of two cats, there aren't any.

Thin Vin

Thin VinWikimedia Commons
I know a young fellow named Vin / Who is really remarkably thin. / When he carries a pole / People say, “Bless my soul! / What a shock to find out you’ve a twin.”

The man from Peru...

The man from Peru...Amédée Noé/ Wikimedia Commons
There once was a man from Peru / Who dreamt that he swallowed his shoe. / He woke up in fright / In the mid of the night / To learn that his dream had come true!

In DeNile

In DeNileWikimedia Commons
There once was a princess named Jinx / Who was asked what she thought of the Sphinx. / She replied with a smile, / "That old fraud by the Nile? / I personally think that she stinks!"

I'm Owl Ears...

I'm Owl Ears...Oliver Herford/ Wikimedia Commons
I know this big owl named Stu, / Who stays up all night yelling, "Hoo!" / Once an old man walked by / And he started to cry, / And answered, "I don't have a clue!"

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