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A Limerick

Ernest Alan Meyer

My doctor looked grim as she spoke:
"You're obese, out of shape, and you smoke.
The result of all these -
Coronary disease.
Change your lifestyle, or die.  It's no joke."

The OEDILF (The Omnificent English Dictionary in Limerick Form) is an
ongoing project to create a dictionary in which every word is defined
by a limerick.

One of my accepted limericks defines coronary disease.
Ernest Alan Meyer, ScD '58

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