Thinking Up Limericks While Trying to Sleep. — 2 Comments

  1. That reminds me of a joke John Irving told in “The World According to Garp”. There were two hospitals in Boston, the Boston Mercy and the Peter Bent Brigham, known in local jargon as the Peter Bent. So . . .

    A man wildly hails a taxi and when the driver stops, he yells “Get me to the hospital right away!” The driver asks “The Peter Bent?”

    “Bent, hell,” the guy says. “I think Molly bit it off!”