Monthly Archives: November 2011

Malice in Sunderland

Sunderland boss Mr Bruce/Is out as the club cut him loose/But in real life not Wonderland/I wonder what Sunderland/Hope a new man’ll produce. http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2011/nov/30/steve-bruce-leaves-sunderland Advertisements

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Gbagbo Gbagged

A man from the Ivory Coast/Was outvoted but clung to his post/But once overthrown/Mr Gbagbo was flown/To the Hague, with a court as his host. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/29/laurent-gbagbo-hague-icc-custody

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Hancock’s Other Half’s Hour

An MP’s researcher from Russia/Resisted all efforts to crush ‘er/Defeating in court/Britain’s bid to deport/Her tho MI5 wanted to shush ‘er. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5hHIw_zh5zsTX5H5IUmSvt-m8SoFA?docId=N0141281322559511986A

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Autumn of Discontent

The honourable MP for Tatton/Has let UK growth figures flatten/Osborne’s #autumnstatement/Reveals no abatement/Of this undesirable pattern.

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Marmite Crash Affects Jam Jars

The big M1 yeast extract spill/Led to widespread disruption until/I worried a car might/Get stuck in a marmite/Instead of a jam, if you will. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-15933599

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Beyond Our Ken

There was a director called Ken/Who made the odd film now and then/He did various ones/On composers and nuns/And one with nude wrestling men. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-15917073

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Charlotte’s Web

A Welsh entertainer named Charlotte/Performed as a junior starlet/For Murdoch for free/Instead of a fee/He vowed not to call her a harlot.

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Double-dipped in the poo

The wonks at the #OECD/In their latest predictions foresee/A Euro recession/And global depression/It’s difficult not to agree. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15915627

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League of Gentlemen?

The Arab League ministers met/Determined to act on their threat/By sanctioning #Syria/But were there ulterior/Motives for some of that set? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-15901360

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Very Shabby, Abu Dhabi

A court in a Gulf federation/Has sentenced to incarceration/With no reason nor rhyme/5 people whose crime/Was to call for democratisation. http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle-east/uae-security-court-sentences-5-activists-for-political-reform-calls/2011/11/27/gIQA25Xg0N_story.html

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