Text:There was an Old Man with a beard
Aus: Edward Lear, A Book of Nonsense, 1846
Es wor a Oida mit an Boart[Weakln]
Limerick vom Edward Lear
* * * Boarisch
Es wor a Oida mit an Boart,
Dea sogd, "des is ganz schee hoart!
Zwoa Ain, a Gigal,
Via Leachn, a Finkal
Hom oi baut ia Nest in meim Boart!"
* * * Original
There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who said, 'It is just as I feared!
Two Owls and a Hen,
Four Larks and a Wren,
Have all built their nests in my beard!'