Limericks, Rated G

The Dogfish

Someone named the dogfish on a lark;
Neither dog nor boney fish, it’s a shark;
It won’t fetch or roll over
Or answer to “Rover”
And its bite is far worse than its bark.

See also this limerick’s Fishy Names companion pieces:

Sharks are completely boneless, as their bodies are made entirely of cartilage; hence “nor boney fish” above. Because sharks are almost impervious to cancer, researchers are studying shark cartilage to develop treatment for humans. Read more facts.

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