A limerick a week #172

A laying on of hands…

It seems that a modern-day ‘Mrs Doyle’ took her devotion to the Pontiff a bit too far this week and was literally slapped down when she tried to get her hands on him.

Grope-a-Pope

The pugilistic Pope Francis later apologised, but I think it was a very human response, so good for him!

It also spawned this…

In a slugfest that soon spawned a trope
Twas Ali who once Roped-a-Dope
But those days are gone
‘Cos the game has moved on
To one where you now Grope-a-Pope!

Rope-a-Dope

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LanterneRouge

😎 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 Afterlife (previously known as Thea Gilmore) should be much better known than she is; Values decency over achievement.

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