April 18, 2020

APR 18, medieval challenge

Keep more to yourself for a while, wash your hands frequently, remember to laugh on occasion, and stay well!






You can review other mildly scurrilous illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Curtained verse: Faintly Obscene (Selected) Limericks' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'.


Bonus wordplay-map:

wordplay; anagram; map; American political parties; Canada; Giorgio Coniglio

List of slides: medieval challenge, verse and notes, + Republicans in Canada #16

April 17, 2020

APR 17, American green tree frog

Keep more to yourself for a while, wash your hands frequently, remember to laugh on occasion, and stay well!










You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Kermit verse: Limericks about Frogs' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'. 



Bonus wordplay map:



April 16, 2020

APR 16, sunset in 'The Lowcountry'

a social distancing trainer

Keep more to yourself for a while, wash your hands frequently, remember to laugh on occasion, and stay well!















photo; bridges; sunset; Mt. Pleasant; South Carolina; Giorgio ConiglioAmerican white ibis; sunset; Mt. Pleasant; South Carolina; Giorgio Coniglio






sunset; fishing trawlers; kayaks; Mt. Pleasant; South Carolina; Giorgio Coniglio


















sunset; bridge; Mt. Pleasant; South Carolina; Giorgio Coniglio


Bonus Verse:



You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Limericks about the Pandemic' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'.



Bonus wordplay ('magical' palindrome):





List of slides: photo-collage - sunset Mt.P, + pandemic Kermit's prediction verse + magicselflesspalMa/Dad

April 15, 2020

APR 15, Bahaman (brown) anole

Keep more to yourself for a while, wash your hands frequently, remember to laugh on occasion, and stay well!










You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Herpetologic Verse: Limericks about Reptiles' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'.

Further reading? See this interesting article: 
Y. Stuart et al., “Rapid evolution of a native species following invasion by a congener,” Science, doi: 10.1126/science.1257008, 2014.


April 14, 2020

APR 14, five-lined skink

Keep more to yourself for a while, wash your hands frequently, remember to laugh on occasion, and stay well!

TO ENLARGE any slide or stand-alone photo on this blog, just click on it. To reverse the process, and return to this standard view, find the little 'x' in the upper right corner of the black field and click there.









You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Uprooted verse: Limericks about Reptiles on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'.


April 13, 2020

APR 13, devolution: D.Y.O.D. (do your own dishes)

Keep more to yourself for a while, wash your hands frequently, remember to laugh on occasion, and stay well!


limerick; pandemic; software; Zoom; Giorgio Coniglio




You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Limericks about the Pandemic' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'.



Bonus wordplay-map:



April 12, 2020

APR 12, gecko (on cellphone)






Bonus wordplay-map:





List of slides: gecko on cellphone, verse and notes, + new world palindromes#15