Letters From the Editor

Limericks with Texas City Names in Them

There was a girl who moved to Corpus Christi
Who told everyone, ‘Call me Misty’
Which wasn’t her name
But it was all just the same
Since last week she was a man in Poughkeepsie

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There once was an architect in Dallas
Who built his fiancée a whole palace
But in their wedding consummation
He cracked the foundation
And then she learned where lay his true talents

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A ribald young lass, way of Houston
Promised the barkeep a good boostin’
If he’d give her a shot
Of wine, whiskey, and schnapps
Thus began her career in prostitoostin’

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There was a young couple in Austin
Who named their new baby boy ‘Austin’
They thought it unique
’Til at the school roll they peeked
And they saw: ‘Austin,’ ‘Austin,’ ‘Austin,’ ‘Austin,’ ‘Austin’


Andrew Womack is a founding editor of The Morning News. He is always working on the next installment of the Albums of the Year series at TMN. More by Andrew Womack

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