Snack Attack – The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

To mark the centenary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, here is my limerick on the event from There Was an Old Geezer Called Caesar: A History of the World in 100 Limericks. 

Three shots outside Schiller’s Food Store

And Franz Ferdinand was no more

But was there a sandwich

Clutched tight in the hand which

Had triggered an all-out world war?


The short answer to my question would seem to be no. A slightly longer answer can be found in the relevant chapter.

There are some links on my Book News page to various places you can buy the book:

Or I guess you can just google Gavrilo Princip sandwich!


About twitmericks

There is an old fellow called Mick/Who's been penning the odd limerick/I admit he's no Keats/But he does them in tweets/So to follow, you just have to click.!/twitmericks "The limerick master of the twitterati" (The Guardian).
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