archie langford

Rookie (1928 / mountain Ash South Wales UK)

Put a sock in it


In my wisdom it occurs to me
That a pair of socks should come in three,
It has always struck me as being queer,
How one sock seems to disappear,
If they had three socks per pair,
There would always be a sock to spare,
And so `twould minimize the shock
Of another disappearing sock.

Submitted: Friday, March 02, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Patricia Gale (3/2/2007 9:06:00 AM)

    I think my dryer has a hunger for colored socks, they always are disappearing! Delightful piece! (Report) Reply

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