May 23, 2020

MAY 23, glass lizard


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

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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'.


Bonus wordplay-map:






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List of slides: eastern glass lizard, verse and notes, + New World Palindromes#21

May 22, 2020

May 22, pandemic poetry, 'antimalarial'

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


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

Also, please check out the Lancet's concurrent study on the acute use of antimalarial drugs as published online today at  https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31180-6/fulltext
Or, check this link to today's story in the Washington Post.


Bonus wordplay-map:


US political parties; Republican; Democrat; Giorgio Coniglio
List of slides: antimalarial, verse and notes + anagrams, sister-cities

May 21, 2020

MAY 21, Iceland

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

NOTICE TO READERS: You can now sometimes find Giorgio Coniglio, reluctantly, on social media - Facebook and Twitter!


limerick; travel; Iceland; climate; Giorgio Coniglio


 travel; Iceland;Icelandic language; volcano; geyser; glacier; climate; Giorgio Coniglio

To see this verse and others about Iceland in the form of novel song-lyrics, click here for today's post on "Edifying Nonsense"



photo-collage; Iceland; family; vacation; geyser; Giorgio Coniglio



List of slides: Iceland, verse and notes, and photo-collage

May 20, 2020

MAY 20, crocodilian

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'.


Bonus wordplay ('magical' palindrome): 





List of slides: crocodilian, verse, + magic selfless palindrome - Norma/Ron

May 19, 2020

MAY 19, T. Eliot's toilet

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 'Reversing Verse: Limericks About Classic Palindromes' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'. 

Bonus wordplay-map:



List of slides: T.Eliot, verse and notes, + OldWorld Palindromes#20

May 18, 2020

MAY 18, juvenile night heron

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

NOTICE TO READERS: You can now sometimes find Giorgio Coniglio, reluctantly, on social media - Facebook and Twitter!





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

May 17, 2020

MAY 17, city canal, Riga

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

limerick; canal; Riga; Latvia; wordplay; palindrome; Giorgio Coniglio



wodplay; palindromes; Riga;  Latvia; Giorgio Coniglio



Bonus wordplay-map:




List of slides: City+ Canal, Riga, verse and notes + New World Palindromes#20