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Limerick Day-Challenge

 Saturday is Limerick Day!  To celebrate, I thought I'd issue a challenge to my blog readers to write their own can just post one you like.  Please make sure it's family friendly! According to Merriam Webster, a limerick is "a light or humorous verse form of five chiefly anapestic verses of which lines 1, 2, and 5 are of three feet and lines 3 and 4 are of two feet with a rhyme scheme of aabba" Here is a limerick I wrote: x There once was a very shy girl Who grew up and gave speaking a whirl She liked it so much She deveoloped her touch And now they say "Attagirl!" Your turn! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ If you liked this post, read…Seven Reasons...

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Using Humor on Purpose

Have you subscribed to Communication FUNdamentals’ RSS Feed?  Don’t miss a post! x Later on, I'll share about the humor (and problems) that comes from ineffective communication, but for now Communication FUNdamentals Week continues with the humor that used on purpose.  Humor can be used to creatively express yourself in order to entertain and amuse.  I posted this poem I wrote on the Art of Eloquence Facebook fan page last week and it was met with a goodly amount of comments from folks who "felt my pain." X x x X Exerciser's Lament  The scale says more; my clothes, they tore. I’m often winded at the store. Though I’m not sure and it’s a bore Now exercise is my new...

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