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   RE: [xml-dev] [ANN] XML Limerick Competition

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Reminds me of:

There once was a man from Japan,
Whose limericks never did scan.
When asked why it was,
He said, "It's because
I always try to fit as many words in the last line as I possibly can."

My variation on this:

There once was a man who'd report,
He was not of the limerick sort.
Though he'd write not too messily,
His last lines were excessively

I suppose I should include something XML-related. How about:

There once was a mad markup dreamer,
Who strove to exploit XML Schema.
Now while his mind boggles
He defines content models
For nail clippers and non-dairy creamer.

(Should rhyme if read with a cockney accent... :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Cowan [mailto:cowan@mercury.ccil.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 11:50 AM
> To: Michael Brennan
> Cc: Xml-Dev
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] [ANN] XML Limerick Competition
> Michael Brennan scripsit:
> > I cannot construct a limerick!
> > I can write code but not lyric!
> > Try as I might,
> > I can't get it right.
> > So I think I'll just stick to programming.
> There was a young fellow from Beeze,
> Who was stung in the neck by a wasp.
>   When asked "Does it hurt?"
>   He replied, "No, it doesn't;
> "It would have been terrible if it had been a hornet."
> 	-- W.S. Gilbert
> >   ;-)
> -- 
> John Cowan           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              
> cowan@ccil.org
> Please leave your values        |       Check your 
> assumptions.  In fact,
>    at the front desk.           |          check your 
> assumptions at the door.
>      --sign in Paris hotel      |            --Miles Vorkosigan
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