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Everyone's a winner - NOT! (Limerick)
Being a father to two teenage boys, the whole premise of, "Oh, everyone's a winner just for taking part" doesn't quite cut it with me." Ask any athlete whether or not they are competing to win and they will look strangely at you for asking such a dumb question. I teach my boys to go out, play their best and try to win. If they lose but have tried their best that is fine by me, but they must always go out intending to win. Disgrace come from not having really tried.
Anyway, hearing this phrase again today prompted this little limerick...
If you aren’t in the contest to win it
You might as well never begin it
To come second place
Is an awful disgrace
No medal and nowhere to pin it
Short, but sweet hub, but now it's off my chest!
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