Limerick Contest: Round 1 Winner and Round 2 Contenders
Editor for this issue: Anna Belew
Date: 16-Mar-2012 From: LINGUIST List <linguistlinguistlist.org> Subject: The Grand Limerick Contest Has Crowned Its First Victor! E-mail this message to a friend
Dear LINGUIST List Subscribers,
Barely two minutes have passed since posting this week's round of limericks, and you're already voting for your favorites. We marvel at and applaud your promptness. For those of you who haven't seen them yet, the limericks of Round 2 have been unveiled! Our exceptionally clever subscribers contributed in droves this week; we're excited to announce that we have no less than THIRTEEN superb limericks for you to vote on this week.
Round 1 was a tight competition, with three excellent limericks vying for victory. Only one could emerge the winner: here it is, your very first Grand 2012 Limerick Competition victor!
WINNER! Graham Shorrocks, Memorial University of Newfoundland
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Congratulations to Graham Shorrocks, poet laureate of the week! This limerick will move on to the Final Round, and compete against subsequent weeks' winning limericks. Vote for the winner of Round 2 today:
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