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The Knew Car (“limerick”)

Updated on December 26, 2012

Wife wanted a car that was new

But used was the best I could do

When yelling was through

This fact remained true

That used car was new car to you


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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      Oh, what a true story for many of us. Funny, but very real.

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      Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago from Central Florida

      You tell her, Martin! Don't look a gift horse in the mouth, right?

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      flashmakeit 5 years ago from usa

      Oh how true and very funny.

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      Deb Hirt 5 years ago from Stillwater, OK


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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Way to go.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      That's what all husbands say when the ' wifie ' wants a new car..Funny..Loved it..

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      Patricia Scott 5 years ago from sunny Florida

      The picture is priceless. Had to do that to some of the new used cars that I owned.... ++++

      Sending Angels to you and a wish for a happy new year if I am not back before then :) ps

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      travmaj 5 years ago from australia

      great play on words - my new cars are always used too!

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 5 years ago from Reno NV

      Used cars are all I have ever been able to afford. Jamie

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      Thomas Silvia 5 years ago from Massachusetts

      Very cleverly written by the limerick master !

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      Chris Mills 5 years ago from Missoula, Montana at least until March 2018

      Mhatter, glad to see you won that one. Well done. The laughs you provide are very healthy for the rest of us.

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      breakfastpop 5 years ago

      Your hubs definitely put a smile on my face.

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      wetnosedogs 5 years ago from Alabama

      The used car is great. Nicely broken in. Thanks for the morning chuckle.

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      Valleypoet 5 years ago

      Your wife has now got another car, but she is still being pushy LOL :-))

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      Ghaelach 5 years ago

      Morning Martin.

      Nice to see your Limericks have survived the Christmas rampage.

      Up and sharing.

      LOL Ghaelach

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      epigramman 5 years ago

      .....your limericks are like new cars Sir

      ........bright, shiny, and with lots of mileage.

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      I'm pretty sure most of us can relate to this one. :)

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      Linda Crist 5 years ago from Central Virginia

      LOL...sounds like an argument I heard once many years ago.

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      John Sarkis 5 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Great poem - voted up and away