And Today Is…

July 10 is Clerihew Day, marking the birth date in 1875 of Edmund Clerihew Bentley, the British writer who invested a four-line rhyming verse, usually biographical in nature and resembling a limerick, that came to be known as a “clerihew.” Bentley composed the first clerihew about Sir Humphrey Davy, the chemist credited with isolating and naming aluminum.

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  1. andrew says:

    Freakonomics
    Is a couple of comics
    So Ms Lafsky’s name
    Seems to fit in the frame.

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  2. andrew says:

    Freakonomics
    Is a couple of comics
    So Ms Lafsky’s name
    Seems to fit in the frame.

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  3. egretman says:

    Eponymous
    Would have been more synonymous
    With couplets named correctly
    If I was writing a bentley

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  4. egretman says:

    Eponymous
    Would have been more synonymous
    With couplets named correctly
    If I was writing a bentley

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