Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hasty Pasty Tax Turns into Hot Potato

There once was a man with a tax Which he levied on takeaway snacks But only when warm It’s a half-baked reform That apparently nobody backs. http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/mar/28/pasty-tax-pm-seeks-heat-hot-pie-row?newsfeed=true Advertisements

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Lust in Showbiz

There once was an old rutting chimp Now suspected of being a pimp To his lawyer it’s just Poor old DSK’s lust An excuse many find a bit limp. http://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/dsks-crime-is-being-lustful-lawyer-3063083.html (and for the ‘chimp’ reference…) http://www.slate.com/articles/life/doonan/2012/03/dsk_questioned_about_orgies_how_can_you_tell_whether_a_woman_is_a_prostitute_.html

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Guess Who’s Profiting from Dinner?

The donors at No 10 dinners Were not economics beginners As well as the access They got lower taxes So who does that leave as the winners? http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/mar/26/david-cameron-private-dinners-tory-donors?newsfeed=true

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Titanic Director Plumbs Depths Again

  The man who directed Titanic/Is once again suboceanic/To be more specific/Beneath the Pacific/Much deeper than is the Atlannic.

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Wade A Loser

An old man from old Senegal/Found pride came before his own fall/His final rejection/In Sunday’s election/Ensures that 2 terms will be all.

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Farewell Jocky on the Oche

There was an old fellow named Jocky A TV celeb on the oche He won viewers’ hearts With his talent at darts Despite being shortish and stocky. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/darts/9165694/Jocky-Wilson-a-colourful-life-at-the-oche-in-pictures.html

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Peter Kebabbed over Donors

Peter Cruddas, we now understand Charged donors a few hundred grand To meet Dave at dinner A top moneyspinner But one that is actually banned. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5j3BPoq5iXDIAf8Tx4GOkNy20ZdbA?docId=N0085691332630039052A

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Gun Law

A neighbourhood watch volunteer Said he took a young life out of fear A manifest flaw In Floridian law Leaves the pathway to justice unclear

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Cave Newham

A nasty young fellow from Newham When coppers arrived to pursue ‘im Just sat on his butt As his violent mutt Ran out & proceeded to chew ’em. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5gL7GtwEyoZ9M2k0LhKbDs98B0fEQ?docId=N0053901332479492464A

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Assad’s Trouble and Strife

A Syrian woman named Asma Got caught up in Assad’s miasma Banned from the EU She will have to make do With Dubai when she buys a new plasma. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/23/assad-family-blacklisted-eu-syria?newsfeed=true

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