WORLD OF WORDS: Competition time

World of Words
World of Words

Limericks! Those tricky little verses which are amusing to read and the devil to write!

Think you can do it? Make it pithy, make it naughty, make it topical, make it fun – and send it to us by Thursday, August 25.

The six best entries will appear on the World of Words page in September.

Here’s one start you off:

Cried an out of work actress: ‘Disaster!

I’ve broken my leg: it’s in plaster.’

Said her agent: ‘Too bad.

Still, she ought to be glad

That someone has finally ‘cast’ her.’

Send your entries to

No entry fee, and the prize is the joy of seeing your verse in print!


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