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Old 22nd Jun 2017, 16:48
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Allan Lupton
 
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Location: Hertfordshire
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Originally Posted by treadigraph View Post
"Lim" is how I always understood it to be pronounced.
I've known both "lim" and "lime" and this limerick seems evidence for the latter:

There was an old fellow of Lympne
Who married three wives at one tympne.
When asked "why the third?"
He replied "one's absurd,
And bigamy, sir, is a crympne."
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