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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. https://twitter.com/#!/twitmericks "The limerick master of the twitterati" (The Guardian).

Cloud Over Apple

Some naked celebrity pix/ Are garnering quite a few clicks/ While Jennifer Lawrence/ Expresses Abhorrence/ Old Apple’s in rather a fix./// http://mashable.com/2014/08/31/how-safe-is-icloud/ Some naked celebrity pix Are garnering quite a few clicks While Jennifer Lawrence Expresses Abhorrence Old Apple's in … Continue reading

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Drama out of an ISIS

The sudden advances of ISIS/ Have sparked a political crisis/ For Barack Obama/ Made into a drama/ Re what his strategic advice is. ///http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/politics/obama-isis-strategy/ https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/505810698589720576

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Terror Firmer

The level of terrorist threat/ Is almost as high as can get./ The rating severe/ Implies heightened fear/ But no attack imminent yet. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-28986271 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/505373677211635714

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Tory Blues

The member for Clacton’s defection/ Will lead to an early election/ In which the ex-Tory/ May bring Farage glory/ And Cameron more disaffection./// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/aug/28/douglas-carswell-ukip-defects-tory-mp-byelection The member for Clacton's defection Will lead to an early election In which the ex-Tory May … Continue reading

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Recline and Fall

A man blocked a woman’s recliner/ She said to unfairly confine ‘er/ The crew & the pilot/ Could not reconcile it/ So had to divert the airliner./// http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/aug/26/plane-diverted-as-passengers-fight-over-seat-reclining A man blocked a woman's recliner She said to unfairly confine 'er … Continue reading

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Liberty, Equality, Austerity

The government shake-up in France/ Amounts to a right-wing advance/ Promoting some pals/ Of Manuel Valls/ Who share his austerity stance.///   http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/26/new-cabinet-ministers-france-manuel-valls-socialist-rebels https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/504321950265909248

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Tony’s Tips

The former Prime Minister Tony/ Advised Nazarbayev, his crony/ On how to present/ A tragic event:/ Look sad, then spout some old baloney./// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/tony-blair/11052965/Tony-Blair-gives-Kazakhstans-autocratic-president-tips-on-how-to-defend-a-massacre.html The former Prime Minister Tony Advised Nazarbayev, his crony On how to present A tragic event: … Continue reading

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Portion Caution

To stop UK kids getting fatter/ Is all about mind over matter/ The public health head/ Says keep them less fed/ By using an undersized platter./// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/healthyeating/11052156/Give-children-smaller-plates-to-help-them-lose-weight.html To stop UK kids getting fatter Is all about mind over matter The … Continue reading

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In a Different League

The LMA said of Mackay/ Our Malky’s a regular guy/ Who banters with blokes/ And tells racist jokes/ So why all the big hue and cry?/// http://www.theguardian.com/football/2014/aug/21/malky-mackay-texts-iain-moody-friendly-banter-league-managers-association The LMA said of Mackay Our Malky's a regular guy Who banters with … Continue reading

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Sex, Lies and Undercover Lovers

The CPS says it is proper/ For someone who serves as a copper/ To take on a lover/ While deep undercover/ And base their affair on a whopper./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-28877001 The CPS says it is proper For someone who serves as … Continue reading

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