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Лимерики. Откуда пошло название? Имеет ли отношение к одноименному городу в Ирландии? Если да, то какое ?

  Limerick. The name is said to derive from parties where each guest contributed a verse followed by the chorus «Will you come up to Limerick?» The form was first used in the 1820s and achieved popularity in the work of Edvard Lear...

(The Wordsworth Companion to Literature in English, ed. by Ian Ousby, 1994)

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