Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Medical limericks



A girl called Jane took an airplane to Spain,
And developed abdominal pain.
She went straight to bed and drank something red,
And twelve hours later was dead.

There was a young man called Rimple
Who squeezed a very large pimple.
It caused him much pain and spread to the brain
And left him alive but quite simple.



limerick A limerick is a witty or nonsense poem, generally taken to be a reference to the city or county of Limerick in Ireland limerick castle



Highlighted in Frontispiece Winter 2013 – Volume 5, Issue 1
Winter 2013  |  Sections  |  Poetry


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