Limericks, Rated G


Gulp down a vial of ipecac
Just before the zombies attack,
So, when upon your guts they feast
You die knowing, at least,
That, in the end, you got them back.

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According to Wikipedia: Syrup of ipecac, or just ipecac, is a drug that was once used as a cough suppressant and emetic (that is, a vomit-inducing substance). It is obtained from the Carapichea ipecacuanha plant. Scientists have determined that ipecac offers practically zero health benefits, even as a purgative to rid the body of poisons. Like douches, they are relic “cures” that tend to do more harm than good.

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