Monthly Archives: April 2012

Titanic Daze

There is an old man from Australia/ For whom Titanic paraphernalia/ Is such a big trip/ He’s remaking the ship/ Predestined to finish in failure. // http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-2137300/Titanic-2-ship-Australian-billionaire-Clive-Palmer-commissions-21st-century-replica.html?ito=feeds-newsxml     Advertisements

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Roy of the Albion

There is an old fella from Croydon/  Apparently bein’ employed on/ The Engerland staff/ They’re ‘avin’ a larf/ Amazin’ ‘ow good the boy Roy done! // http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/apr/29/roy-hodgson-england-fa  

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The Rich get Richer & the Poor Get…

It’s such a familiar picture/ The parts of society which are/ Surviving recession/ As per the expression/ Are rich folk, who keep getting richer. // http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/apr/29/rich-list-record-fortunes-britain?newsfeed=true

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Missile Firing to be Olympic Event

There is a big building in Bow/Where missile launchers will go/To shoot down in flames/Any threat to the Games/No medals in that for us tho.

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Chen vs All The Premier’s Men

There was a young fellow named Chen/ Who appealed to Premier Wen/ To inquire into who/ Had him kicked black and blue/ By dozens of uniformed men. // http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/apr/28/chen-guangcheng-family-arrested-us-embassy?newsfeed=true

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No Sex Please, You’re Agents

Advice to US secret agents:/ New guidance has come into play, gents/ If in foreign parts/ Avoid local tarts/ Or leastwise remember to pay, gents. http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/27/politics/secret-service/?hpt=hp_t2

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What a Banker

There was an old banker named Bob/ Who found some shareholders to rob/ Defeating the moaners/ He drew a big bonus/ & kept his obscenely-paid job. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/cb055910-9048-11e1-8cdc-00144feab49a.html#axzz1tGPn1hYW

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Toodle-Pep

A young Barca manager, Pep/ Ran a team with a pretty good rep/ Two defeats for the side/ Oddly made him decide/ Resignation’d be his next step.  // http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/apr/27/pep-guardiola-quits-barcelona?newsfeed=true  

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Drop Dead Gorgeous

Egyptian MPs are debating/ Proposals for posthumous mating/ So shagging a stiff/ May be legalised if/ Those in question are wed, not just dating. // http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2135434/Outrage-Egypt-plans-farewell-intercourse-law-husbands-sex-dead-wives-hours-AFTER-death.html?ICO=most_read_module

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Norway – 12 Points

About 40,000 Norwegians/ All gathered to show their allegiance/ And prove Breivik wrong/ By singing a song/ Of peace between nations and regions. // http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hlwq6dOeVzkV-ceaj7NFY_jpC5wQ?docId=97565122357144b0b5da8ce972e4ddfb

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