Monthly Archives: September 2012

Crap Map App

A company famous for apps/ That saw its brand image collapse/ Has made an apology/ For dodgy topology/ Behind the crap app, Apple maps. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19760978 Advertisements

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Bo to Go

A top politician named Bo/ Rose high but has now fallen low/ On the spurious ground/ He was screwing around/ The party says Bo’s got to go. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19755035

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Terry’s All Racist

There was a defender named John/ Who abused an opponent, Anton/ The FA found Terry/ Was racist and sweary/ And fined him – a week’s wages gone. ////http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/john-terry-banned-for-four-matches-and-fined-220000-after-fa-find-chelsea-captain-guilty-over-racism-charge-8181827.html

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Rest in Police, Herbert

So, farewell then, Herbert Lom/ You played a French cop with aplomb/ We all loved you so/ As you went for Clouseau/ With another inadequate bomb. ////http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19743817

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Get Carta?

A man of the top social strata/ Who couldn’t translate Magna Carta/ May fear speaking Latin/ On TV when chattin’/ Would make him persona non grata. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/sep/27/david-cameron-letterman-late-show?intcmp=239

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Brighton Crock

Nicholas Clegg went to Brighton/ Without a clear platform to fight on/ The senior Lib Dem/ Said back the PM/ Altho our poll rating’s a shite ‘un. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/sep/26/nick-clegg-lib-dem-troops

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Good Try, Mr Mackenzie

Mackenzie, ex-boss of the Sun/ Refuses to face what he’s done/ He blames the Old Bill/ Cos he gets some ill will/ For a headline he opted to run. //// http://blogs.channel4.com/alex-thomsons-view/kelvin-mackenzie-demands-hillsborough-apology-police/2757

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Foam Sweet Foam

A clubber from east Aberdeen/ Said “What can this possibly mean?/ My Grampian home/ Is all covered in foam/ Till it looks like a Magaluf scene!” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-19716141

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Off With His Hook!

There was an old Queen who protested:/ “Why wasn’t Old Hooky arrested?/ If I were in power/ He’d be in the Tower/ I’d do what the other Queen Bess did!” //// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19709599

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Mitchell and Pleb

A Tory who swore at a copper/ Is sorry for acting improper/ MP Andrew Mitchell/ Hopes that’s an act which’ll/ Prevent him from coming a cropper. ///

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