Monthly Archives: January 2013

French Stench

There once was a sulphurous smell/ Resembling the vapours of hell/ A terrible stench/ That stank out the French/ And now pervades England as well. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/the-great-french-stench-gas-leak-in-rouen-leaves-foulsmelling-cloud-of-gas-wafting-over-southern-england-8461793.html There once was a sulphurous smell/Resembling the vapours of hell/A terrible stench/That stank out … Continue reading

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Winner’s Last Dinner

There was a director named Winner/ Who made films & wrote about dinner/ He then did an ad/ Which though rather bad/ I guess was a wee moneyspinner. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/film-director-and-foodie-michael-winner-dies-aged-77-after-long-illness-8460435.html

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Now Then, CBeebies!

There was a repeat on CBeebies/ That gave the DG heebie-jeebies/ Its awful transgression/ A Savile impression/ By character Max from the Tweenies. /// There was a repeat on CBeebies/That gave the DG heebie-jeebies/An awful transgression/A Savile impression/By character Max … Continue reading

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Music and Movements

There was an artistic type who/ Made music from avian poo/ The score was where birds/ Deposited turds/ (And featured a bum note or two!) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21082873 There was an artistic type who/Made music from avian poo/The score was where birds/Deposited … Continue reading

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Snow Departures

There is a big place called Heathrow/ Where millions of passengers go/ To get on a flight/ But sadly it’s shite/ The minute we get any snow. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/jan/19/heathrow-cancels-flights-snow?CMP=twt_gu ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/292632182319632384

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Boeing, Boeing, Gone

Dreamliner company Boeing/ Has problems that just keep on growing/ It seems that the matter is/ Lithium batteries/ Needed to keep the jets going. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2013/jan/18/boeing-787-dreamliner-grounded Dreamliner company Boeing/Has problems that just keep on growing/It seems that the matter is/Lithium batteries/Needed … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Old Dope Pedaller

There is an old cyclist named Lance/ Who admits using drugs to enhance/ His cycling career/ As year after year/ He won in the old Tour de France. ///http://www.euronews.com/2013/01/18/lance-armstrong-confesses-all-to-oprah/ There is an old cyclist named Lance/Who admits using drugs to … Continue reading

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Bob’s Job

An American fellow named Bob/ Decided to outsource his job/ The software designer/ Hired someone in China/ While he looked at cat vids, the slob. ///http://www.geek.com/articles/geek-cetera/lazy-genius-verizon-catches-us-developer-outsourcing-his-work-to-china-20130116/ An American fellow named Bob/Decided to outsource his job/The software designer/Hired someone in China/While … Continue reading

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Shergar Burgers

There once was a very old horse/ Providing a very cheap source/ Of meat in a burger/ What happened to Shergar?/ They sold him in Tesco of course! ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/foodanddrinknews/9805497/Horse-meat-burgers-came-from-Europe-suppliers-say.html There once was a very old horse/Providing a very cheap source/Of … Continue reading

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Cross Examination

A woman who works for BA/ Has won her court battle today/ So now UK bosses/ Can’t say no to crosses/ But can say don’t be anti-gay. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/christian-woman-wins-landmark-religious-discrimination-case-as-echr-rules-british-airways-were-wrong-to-force-her-out-of-her-job-for-wearing-a-cross-8451747.html A woman who works for BA/Has won her court battle today/So now … Continue reading

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