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The “Passing” Of Grandma Beth (limerick)

Updated on November 25, 2013

This loss brought on tear filled display

Our rich grandma Beth passed away

Though we’d never switch her

Such dreams we would ditch there

For her cats got richer that day


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      Nancy 3 years ago from California

      Poor little old lady. The cats were probably the only ones who could stand to be around her for long. Hee, hee. Too cute as usual. Voted up and funny.

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      drbj and sherry 3 years ago from south Florida

      Thank you, Martin, for explaining that ...

      Was the origin of the phrase: 'fat cat.'

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      Eric Dierker 3 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      I am just wondering if the cats mourned her passing.

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      DJ Anderson 3 years ago

      Don't know where you found a picture so perfect for your Limerick!

      Great job!

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Martin, you really should put all your limericks into a book! They'd give hours of laughter to many people. so would your lovely poems, now I think about it.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Here Kitty, here Kitty..Funny..Hee

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      FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

      Three cheers for the cats!

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      Karen Silverman 3 years ago

      lol..i heard about that on the news...

      Bet the kids are 'scratching' their heads and 'mewling' in anger..

      lol

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Ah, yes the cat always inherits

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      Victor W. Kwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

      It's always the cat.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      The “Passing” Of Grandma Beth amazing how the cat gets everything

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      Deb Hirt 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      This sometimes happens, I hear.

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      Mary McShane 3 years ago from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

      I'm enjoying your limericks, glad to follow you.

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