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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 4 years ago

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

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

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

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      flashmakeit 4 years ago from usa

      Oh how true and very funny.

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK


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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Way to go.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 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 4 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 4 years ago from australia

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

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 4 years ago from Reno NV

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

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Very cleverly written by the limerick master !

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      Chris Mills 4 years ago from Maple City, Michigan

      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 4 years ago

      Your hubs definitely put a smile on my face.

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      wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

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

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      Valleypoet 4 years ago

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

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      Ghaelach 4 years ago

      Morning Martin.

      Nice to see your Limericks have survived the Christmas rampage.

      Up and sharing.

      LOL Ghaelach

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      epigramman 4 years ago

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

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

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

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

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      Linda Crist 4 years ago from Central Virginia

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

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      John Sarkis 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Great poem - voted up and away