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Companion website for The Great British Limerick Book

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There are over 900 limericks like these in the book - click below to order your copy from amazon.co.uk now

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Click on any of the images below to see the complete limerick. The left and right arrows can then be used to scroll through and read all the limericks in the gallery.

List of limericks currently featured in the gallery and their first lines

Ashington, Northumberland

In Ashington there was a miner


Bath, Somerset

There was a professor from Bath


Guildford, Surrey

At McDonald's in Guildford in Surrey


Hackney, Greater London

As a chemist I worked once in Hackney


Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Anglesey, Wales

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Nuneaton, Warwickshire

There was a young man from Nuneaton


Skye, Scottish Highlands

When I was on the Isle of Skye


Waltham Abbey, Essex

A young lady from Waltham Abbey

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