A limerick a week #53

… and don’t rest your hand on the gear stick!

Just when I was lacking inspiration for this week’s ALAW, my Ice Cream Buddy took delivery of her new car and provided the necessary stimulus. Apparently, on her first attempt to park it she was left temporarily embarrassed when she needed to reverse and couldn’t get the car into gear, so …

The new car that Anna possessed
Went forwards quite well she confessed,
But she started to curse
When it wouldn’t reverse.
No wonder the clutch felt depressed!

“The reason we’re not moving backwards is that the car is in neutral. It’s me you’ve just put into reverse!”


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

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