Sometimes when Bardfilm and I are bored we drag each other down into the pit of procrastination, as we'd both rather talk about Shakespeare than pretty much anything else. He's typically better at it than I, however, as his job is mostly doing Shakespeare things to begin with. When I'm talking Shakespeare it's a guarantee that I am 100% not doing my day job. :)
Anyway, this morning he threw a mediocre limerick at me, I called him on its quality, and he challenged me to do better. Here's what I threw back:
There once was an earl named de VereNow I put it to you, faithful readers. If you think mine's mediocre as well? Do better, in the comments. :)
Who claimed to have written Shakespeare.
He had not the skill,
But there's no books in the will!
And that's all the evidence we'll hear.