Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #2

Oh freddled gruntbuggly,
Thy micturitions are to me,
As plurdled gabbleblotchits,
On a lurgid bee,
That mordiously hath bitled out,
Its earted jurtles…

…is an example of what?

  1. An early attempt at nonsense rhyme by Theodore Geisel, later known as Doctor Suess, from a mostly unsuccessful story called The Purple Pattiwack.
  2. A poem recited by Mad Mathesis’ unnamed cousin, in Lewis Carrol’s collection of short stories, A Tangled Tale.
  3. A poem recited by the narrator, Bella Donna Black Swan “Shady” Gray, to open the second-place winner’s entry in the 2012 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest for terrible writing.
  4. Vogon poetry, “the third worst poetry in the universe,” from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
  5. Unused verse discovered among Edward Lear’s effects after his death, and later finished by other authors and published as The Scroobious Pip.
  6. Text of laws introduced in the Arizona legislature last month.

Answer here.
Answer last week’s question.

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One comment on “Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #2
  1. Jeff Graham says:

    I find that improbable… But don’t panic!

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