The Tab’s St. Patrick’s Day Limerick Competition

Thursday is St. Patrick’s day and that means celebrating all things Irish. One of those is limericks, the duttier the better…

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Why should pancake day get all the not-quite-a-holiday attention? Sure the state of Ireland is looking as fragile and deflated as a kitchen floor pancake, but it’s at least historically significant enough to merit a limerick competition to warm you all up for Thursday’s quasi-festivities.

That is, until The Tab’s Annual Limerick Competition becomes an event in its own right.

So, like all the most fun annual events, here are the rules ladies and gents:

Comment with your best Tab or Cantab-related limericks, and at 11.59pm on St. Patrick’s Day, the highest-rated entries will be awarded the honour of being republished in text the next day! Just as if they were on a level with these words right here.

The winning entry will also receive a coveted Tab t-shirt.

So there you have it, get commenting below, and for those of you who don’t know exactly what a limerick looks like, here’s a wonderful template one to get the ball rolling:

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