Monthly Archives: December 2011

It’s Very Clear That was Some Year

2011 was so packed/Revolutions and riots, phones hacked/Protesters v army/World crisis, tsunami/I can’t really think what it lacked. Advertisements

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Arise Sir Baz

Sir Peter, BB’s guiding light/Is now a parfit gentil knight/Awarded the rank/So a nation can thank/Him for filling our telly with shite. http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/292735/Big-Brother-creator-a-Sir-

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How now, Geoffrey Howe?

There once was a fellow called Howe/Told Thatcher she oughta allow/Liverpool to go under/Perhaps little wonder/He doesn’t remember that now. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/dec/30/thatcher-government-liverpool-riots-1981?intcmp=239

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2011 IN TWITMERICKS

TWITMERICKS REVIEW OF THE YEAR – 2011 IN LIMERICKS  ————————————————————————————————— I began writing twitmericks in May. It started with the AV referendum on may 5. I believe it was Channel 4 News who asked Twitter users to explain the difference between First … Continue reading

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Affray in a Manger

Priests at the Church of Nativity/Display an alarming proclivity/For publicly brawling/A clerical calling/Ought not to involve such activity. http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4024843/Affray-in-a-manger-for-fighting-monks.html

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Fraud of the Jungle?

Farewell aged chimpanzee Cheeta/Celebrity jungle chest-beater/It’s said that he stars in/The old 30s Tarzan/But possibly Cheeta’s a cheater. http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/goodbye-cheetah-tarzans-sidekick–or-fraud-of-the-jungle-6282543.html

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No Man’s Woman

The marriage of Sinead O’Connor/Only 16 days in, is a goner/The scourge of the Pope/Went out to buy dope/& drew press condemnation upon ‘er. http://www.nypost.com/p/news/international/daze_of_marriage_VsaI3pw0Bf57Cn9FUK7jEI

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Tears for Fears?

The funeral of Kim Jong-Il/Resembed a military drill/Troops marching in pride/As the populace cried/(No wonder, they’re footing the bill!) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/8980892/Kim-Jong-il-funeral-Kim-Jong-un-steps-up-as-nation-mourns.html

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League of Gentlemen

The Arab League sent in a team/To check on the Assad regime/His tanks & his bombs/Oddly vanished from Homs/& left Syria calm, it would seem

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS

Merry Xmas to all ye on Twitter/Amid all the tinsel & glitter/& mince pies & chocs/& films on the box/There’s always next year to get fitter

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