Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012’s been, now for 2013

There once was a year that was lean/ Austerity governed the scene/ A cliffhanger ending/ Means more pain impending/ But hey – here’s to 2013! ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/285755342896365569 Advertisements

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Let’s Get Fiscal

The 2013 fiscal cliff/ Has caused a congressional tiff/ There won’t be a budget/ Unless they can fudge it/ Which looks like a fairly big if. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20869725 The 2013 fiscal cliff/Has caused a congressional tiff/There won't be a budget/Unless they … Continue reading

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Medalwinners Get Gongs

Some stars of the 2012 Games/ Were made Knights, Companions & Dames/ Olympic prowess/ And sporting success/ Got letters put after their names. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20858353 ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/285020562705756160

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The Kate Rocknroll Swindle

An actress named Kate has got wed/ To a Virgin employee named Ned/ His Rocknroll name/ Which most see as lame/ To him maybe offers street cred. ///http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2253982/Kate-Winslet-weds-husband-No3-Ned-Rocknroll–But-doesnt-tell-parents.html?ito=feeds-newsxml An actress named Kate has got wed/To a Virgin employee named Ned/His … Continue reading

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Sil’s 36 Mil Bill

(I don’t normally play fast and loose with the stress of words as I have done here with “alimony”, but the rhyme was otherwise irresistible. And of course, “billionaire” needs the full four syllables.) The billionaire Berlusconi/ Is hardly what … Continue reading

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Pick-up Artiste

There was a magician named Paul/ Who once had a hitcher in thrall/ The girl Daniels kissed/ Was totally pissed/ Which doesn’t surprise me at all. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/thank-god-it-didnt-get-too-passionate-tv-magician-paul-daniels-tells-of-scare-after-kissing-schoolgirl-8430922.html There was a magician named Paul/Who once had a hitcher in thrall/The girl … Continue reading

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Omnishambles & Jubilympics: Mick Twister’s Review of 2012

MICK TWISTER’S LIMERICK REVIEW OF 2012 It was the year of the Omnishambles and the Jubilympics, when Savile unravelled and Mitchell cried “Stitch-up”. We had plebs versus whips, celebs versus zips, medals for Tweddle and Ennis – and Murray in … Continue reading

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Wayne’s World

There is an old gunman named Wayne/ Whom many consider insane/ He reckons it’s cool/ To arm every school/ And that’d stop kids getting slain. ///http://www.salon.com/2012/12/23/nras_wayne_lapierre_call_me_crazy/ There is an old gunman named Wayne/Whom many consider insane/He reckons it's cool/To arm … Continue reading

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Carry On Mario

There is an old fellow named Mario/ Who says he can see a scenario/ Where dodging the poll/ Need not end his role/ As PM – in fact, al contrario. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20831638 There is an old fellow named Mario/Who says he … Continue reading

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Papal Pardon

The head of the old Holy See/ Has pardoned an ex-employee/ An act of betrayal/ Condemned him to jail/ But now the Pope’s butler is free. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20824814 The head of the old Holy See/Has pardoned an ex-employee/An act of betrayal/Condemned … Continue reading

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