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My Diet Secret – Sh Don’t Tell (limerick)

Updated on November 16, 2012

Are you laughing at my socks?

My diet was going real well

That man in the mirror looked swell

That man couldn’t fail

My will would prevail

The lies bathroom scale tried to tell


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      6 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      Ha! I have a lying scale too!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Fantastic and amusing.

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      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Oh, they all lie!

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      Melissa Propp 

      6 years ago from Minnesota

      The title of your hub had me intrigued for sure! I need any diet secret I can get...but sadly, I hate scales! Very funny, short and sweet!

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      Karen Silverman 

      6 years ago

      Baaaa...scales are for haven't owned one since i was a gymnast...i'm pretty sure i saw enough of scales to last a lifetime or 2..

      if they don't lie - WE DO! lol

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I ' ain't ' ' gonna weigh until after Thanksgiving..Hee

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      Shining Irish Eyes 

      6 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Wonderful humor just in time for Thanksgiving meals.

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      6 years ago from usa

      I like those socks and your scale is probably got broken.

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      6 years ago from Kentucky

      The pounds need to be hastily shed

      for holidays are near just ahead

      Less food now ate

      bland food no sate

      rather be fat and happy instead

      Great job, mh!

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      6 years ago from Alabama

      Your socks are a hit. I want a pair too! Sassy scale for such lies!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Those scales should be subjected to a lie detector test, I bet they stop lying after that. I want those socks! :)

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      Vincent Moore 

      6 years ago

      I love your socks, I hate scales. I love your sense of humor, it is as colorful as those socks, I want a pair. Where do you buy them? lol

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      Jools Hogg 

      6 years ago from North-East UK

      Yes, lately I have been yelling out "You are kidding...." when I'v hopped on thr scales. This made me smile :o)

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      Nithya Venkat 

      6 years ago from Dubai

      I hate scales, they always tell the truth, they can sure try lying once in a while. Great limerick.

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      Mike Robbers 

      6 years ago from London

      The socks are really nice actually :)

      Scales are indeed evil , they most of the times weigh us more than they should ;)

      Good luck with you diet and thanks for the laugh ..

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      Marlene Bertrand 

      6 years ago from USA

      Ha! It sounds like you are referring to my bathroom scale. It is such a liar! I enjoyed this poem a lot and that's no lie. By the way, I really like the socks.

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      Linda Rogers 

      6 years ago from Minnesota

      I am not laughing at those great socks~they bring back memories of days of old. Loved the poem which is very fitting at the holidays. UUGGHH! I don't use a scale anymore. Too depressing :-0

      Voted up and hit all buttons.

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      Sunny River 

      6 years ago from A Place Without A Name which resides somewhere between Fantasy and Belief, just north of Reality

      Very funny. Thanks for the smile. :)

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      Patricia Scott 

      6 years ago from sunny Florida

      I only buy scales that lie to me....Mh...They are the best kind. And, woo the socks. Happy Friday evening, I needed this chuckle. Sending Angels your way... ps :)

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      Bill Holland 

      6 years ago from Olympia, WA

      They have scales on sale at WalMart; it's time for a new one. :) Thanks for my laugh of the night.


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