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With party conference season kicking off, and US elections looming, it's time to get rhyming and try out some comic verse

As we celebrate the bicentenary of Edward Lear, it is worth remembering the Victorian poet's most lasting legacy: the nonsense limerick.

There was a Young Lady of Parma
Whose conduct grew calmer and calmer
When they said, "Are you dumb?" She merely said, "Hum!"
That provoking Young Lady of Parma

With the party conference season about to start in the UK, and America and Venezuela gearing up for elections, we want you to tell us your best political limericks. Just follow these guidelines.


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