Skip to Content

The All New Limericks Thread.

Use this forum for general postings not related to any specific park or special interest, but RELATED to Conservation in South(ern) Africa
User avatar
Dotty
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 11322
Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:09 pm
Location: another national park.. in England

Unread post by Dotty » Mon Apr 14, 2008 11:22 am

Tis the time for beautiful winter sunsets
One sits watching game in warm woolley vests
or t shirt and shorts if from the UK
'cos we're tough I would say
Good job they know we only jests :wink:





*Next*
Jeanus is a safari guide
KUDU's mean Well done and Thank you

User avatar
Dotty
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 11322
Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:09 pm
Location: another national park.. in England

Unread post by Dotty » Mon Apr 14, 2008 11:34 am

Jeanus is a safari guide,
She has knowledge, far and wide,
loves the creatures great and small,
nursing them back to health, should they take a fall
I'd like to travel by her side



*Next*
The forum is a wonderful place,
KUDU's mean Well done and Thank you

User avatar
JenB
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Posts: 17062
Joined: Sun Oct 07, 2007 1:41 pm
Location: Johannesburg - where they cut down trees and name streets after them.

Unread post by JenB » Mon Apr 14, 2008 3:47 pm

The forum is a wonderful place,
It gives to our beloved SANParks a face,
A face that is full of smiles and joy
And many threads to learn from and enjoy,
to wander through, at ones own pace!

*Next*
High up in the Marula tree,
"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." ~ Anatole France

User avatar
Pjw
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2158
Joined: Sun Jan 20, 2008 2:52 pm
Location: Africa's Largest City

Unread post by Pjw » Mon Apr 14, 2008 5:33 pm

High up in the Marula tree,
sat a vervet and a bumble bee
they are not friends, that I can tell
'cause when the bee stung the vervet fell
And injured her knee

:big_eyes:


Next

Sitting at a picnic table at Nkhulu
"In the end we conserve only that which we love, we love only that which we understand, we understand only that which we are taught"
(Baba Dioum, Senegalese Ecologist)

User avatar
Hawk
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 569
Joined: Wed Feb 02, 2005 8:45 pm
Location: Western Cape, South Africa

Unread post by Hawk » Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:38 pm

1. Sitting at a picnic table at Nkhulu
watching a huge elephant bulu
on his back he carried a mouse
behind his ear she built her house
and posted a sign said "Here lives Lulu"

User avatar
Jazil
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 12597
Joined: Fri Aug 05, 2005 2:06 pm
Location: Swaziland. The smallest country of the S. Hemisphere

Unread post by Jazil » Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:49 pm

2. Sitting at a picnic table at Nkhulu
we saw these vervets speaking Zulu
one naughty old guy, with a cunning, sly smile
and a pretty young maiden who's been listening for a while
The one was Gogo and the other Khulu.
Don't forget to PM any Mod your Kudu nominations for the month.

If you want to list your Park Dates in the YR Thread then please PM me.

User avatar
Pjw
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2158
Joined: Sun Jan 20, 2008 2:52 pm
Location: Africa's Largest City

Unread post by Pjw » Tue Apr 15, 2008 2:32 pm

Gogo and Khulu are words I do not know
particularly when they are strung in a row
Gogo was a fox
and Khulu was whats?
Whats that I don't know



One suuny day while walking across Storms River swing bridge
"In the end we conserve only that which we love, we love only that which we understand, we understand only that which we are taught"
(Baba Dioum, Senegalese Ecologist)

User avatar
Dotty
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 11322
Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:09 pm
Location: another national park.. in England

Unread post by Dotty » Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:03 pm

One sunny day while walking across Storms River swing bridge
I could see something over a ridge
Now what is this something that I could see
sitting high up in the Yellow wood tree
Twas a baboon with his head in the fridge
*Next*
On the way to Phalaborwa
KUDU's mean Well done and Thank you

User avatar
rayb
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 266
Joined: Sun Nov 25, 2007 12:27 pm
Location: Worcester (the real one that is!)

Unread post by rayb » Tue Apr 15, 2008 7:14 pm

On the way to Phalaborwa
I met a curio seller called Dora
She displayed the big 5 on the sidewalk
All the prices marked in chalk
but most people tried to ignore her


Next:

We're entering the Park at Malelane
The smaller the monkey the more it looks like it would kill you at the first given opportunity

User avatar
Dotty
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 11322
Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:09 pm
Location: another national park.. in England

Unread post by Dotty » Tue Apr 15, 2008 7:57 pm

We're entering the Park at Malelane
On the way to see Mopani
with camera in hand and yellow ribbon tied,
driving and driving never getting tired
Kruger spirit is quite uncanny


We're entering the Park at Malelane
On the way to see Mopani
It's a very long drive
All the way to to see the kingfisher dive
Really want to show my granny


*next*
Pjw and Jenb find rhymes so well
KUDU's mean Well done and Thank you

User avatar
Spotted Cat
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2535
Joined: Mon May 28, 2007 8:25 am
Location: Where hippos, crocs and sharks meet ...

Unread post by Spotted Cat » Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:58 pm

Pjw and Jenb rhyme so well
and with Dots around, all is swell!
All the 'mites have fun here
unless they're feeling really austere
preaching of fire, brimstone and hell

*next*

When the old, wise owl begins to hoot
"Happiness is like jam. You can't spread even a little without getting some on yourself."

User avatar
JenB
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Posts: 17062
Joined: Sun Oct 07, 2007 1:41 pm
Location: Johannesburg - where they cut down trees and name streets after them.

Unread post by JenB » Wed Apr 16, 2008 8:26 am

When the old, wise owl begins to hoot
While the bats snack on tasty fruit
Methinks about the sausage tree
And in that tree sits a cheeky monkey
japping at the leopard telling it to scoot!

*Next*
I'm sitting at my desk, dreaming of a day in the bush
"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." ~ Anatole France

User avatar
Dotty
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 11322
Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:09 pm
Location: another national park.. in England

Unread post by Dotty » Wed Apr 16, 2008 2:57 pm

I'm sitting at my desk, dreaming of a day in the bush
a bird sings, the phone rings and I land squarely on my tush
back to earth with a bump
like a giraffe tripping over a stump
and to get on with work I needed a push

*Next*
Lucky people counting sleeps
KUDU's mean Well done and Thank you

User avatar
Jazil
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 12597
Joined: Fri Aug 05, 2005 2:06 pm
Location: Swaziland. The smallest country of the S. Hemisphere

Unread post by Jazil » Wed Apr 16, 2008 10:20 pm

Lucky people counting sleeps
While the rest of us, in envy weeps
And stamp our feet and scream and shout
Makes you feel like giving them a clout
And spiders give us all the creeps!

*Next*

Freda was packing her four by four
Don't forget to PM any Mod your Kudu nominations for the month.

If you want to list your Park Dates in the YR Thread then please PM me.

User avatar
RosemaryH
Forum Assistant
Forum Assistant
FAC Member (2015)
Posts: 3950
Joined: Fri Sep 08, 2006 6:06 am
Location: Boons NW

Unread post by RosemaryH » Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:05 am

Freda was packing her four by four
Hurrah, hurrah
Freda is leaving us all behind
Freda, yes we all do mind
Do you perhaps have room for more?

*Next*

There is a good man at Pafuri
Rose

Let's get voting - it's that time of the year!!! Website Community Choice Award - Kudu Awards 2016 - Voting Opens


Return to “Chit-Chat”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


Webcam Highlights

Addo
Submitted by stefan9 at 00:14:51
orpen
Submitted by Mischief at 19:14:48
satara
Submitted by Mischief at 17:50:50
nossob
Submitted by Karin Mitton at 14:09:48