A Young Lady of Lynn

By Anonymous Anonymous
There was a young lady of Lynn,
Who was so uncommonly thin
    That when she essayed
    To drink lemonade
She slipped through the straw and fell in.

Source: The Random House Book of Poetry for Children (1983)

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Subjects Eating & Drinking, Activities

Poetic Terms Limerick, Nursery Rhymes

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SUBJECT Eating & Drinking, Activities

Poetic Terms Limerick, Nursery Rhymes

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