A limerick a week #126

A right pain in the a**e! 

I recently compared ailments with a friend:

À gauche I possess a gammy shoulder and a sore thumb-cum-wrist joint, whereas à droite it seems that I’m developing Dupuytren’s contracture in my hand, otherwise known as Viking’s finger or claw! (Oh, and I just broke a tooth.)

Meanwhile, my friend has just the one malady, a musculo-skeletal pain en bas à l’arrière which, I am told, is extremely uncomfortable at times.

So, does a chap just hang around feeling sorry for himself and radiate sympathy to a fellow invalid, or does he write a limerick?

No contest! Here it is (with my apologies to sensitive readers):

There once was a chap couldn’t sit
‘Cos he’d broken his bottom a bit.
He said that: “I fear
There’s a hole in my rear
And a crack that runs right down the back of it!”


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😎 - Former scientist, now graduated to a life of leisure. - Family man (which may surprise the family; it certainly surprises him). - Likes cycling and old-fashioned B&W film photography. - Dislikes greasy-pole-climbing 'yes men'. - Thinks Thea Gilmore should be much better known than she is. - Values decency over achievement.

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