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Как читать лимерики с аббревиатурами (расширенный вариант)

Как читать лимерики с аббревиатурами (расширенный вариант)
 A time-honored category of limerick is the creative-abbreviation limerick. These limericks end the first line with one well-known abbreviation, then abbreviate the rhyming words in a similar fashion, rhyming (for instance) "Mr.," "Kr.," and "Sr."
1.
She got mad and called him "Mr",
Not because he came and kr,
But because, just before,
As he stood at the door,
This Mr kr sr.
Read:
She got mad and called him "Mister",
Not because he came and kissed [h]er,
But because, just before,
As he stood at the door,
This Mister kissed [h]er sister.

(Variant):
There once was a handsome young Mr.
Who met a young woman and Kr.
She had a disease
But instead of a sneeze
His top lip developed a Blr. [=blister]
2.
A girl who weighed many an oz
Used language I cannot pronoz,
For a fellow unkind
pulled her chair of behind
Just to see (so he said) if she'd boz.
Read:
A girl who weighed many an ounce
Used language I cannot pronounce,
For a fellow unkind
pulled her chair of behind
Just to see (so he said) if she'd bounce.

3.
There was a young lady from Del.
Who was most undoubtedly wel.
That to dress for a masque
Wasn’t much of a tasque,
But she cried, “What the heck will my fel.?”
Read:
There was a young lady from Delaware
Who was most undoubtedly well aware
That to dress for a masque
Wasn’t much of a task,
But she cried, “What the heck will my fellow wear?”
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