Monthly Archives: February 2013

Watching the Detectives

Pretoria’s leading detective/ Was anyway quite ineffective/ But if Hilton Botha/ Attempted to murder/ He’s toast from whatever perspective. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/pistorius-detective-pulled-off-case-as-he-faces-seven-attempted-murder-charges-8504121.html Pretoria's leading detective/Was anyway quite ineffective/But if Hilton Botha/Attempted to murder/He's toast from whatever perspective. — Mick Twister (@twitmericks) February … Continue reading

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Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word

Dave Cameron went to Amritsar/ To show how regretful the Brits are/ For that bloody scene/ Back in 1919/ But apologise? No, not one bit. sah! ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/david-cameron-makes-no-apology-for-amritsar-massacre-8503905.html Dave Cameron went to Amritsar/To show how regretful the Brits are/For that bloody … Continue reading

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Hilary in the Pillory

There once was a writer named Hilary/ Whom newspapers put in the pillory/ A lecture on Kate/ Provoked tabloid hate/ And Cameron’s heavy artillery. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/feb/19/kate-hilary-mantel-duchess-cambridge There once was a writer named Hillary/Whom newspapers put in the pillory/A lecture on Kate/Provoked … Continue reading

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IDS Gets a Rocky Ride

A minister named IDS/ Is getting a rather bad press/ Folks in geology/ Want an apology/ Will he stack shelves as redress? ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/feb/18/geologists-iain-duncan-smith-shelf-stacking A minister named IDS/Is getting a rather bad press/Folks in geology/Want an apology/Will he stack shelves as … Continue reading

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Cameron’s Teenage Kicks

Cameron hopes One Direction/ Will give him a better election/ (I think that’s the word/ But if I have erred/ I may have to make a collection.) ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21488990 Cameron hopes One Direction/Will give him a better election/(I think that's the … Continue reading

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Hit and Miss?

There was a big boulder from space/ That scattered all over the place/ And left a big crater;/ Another’s due later- / Perhaps they were having a race. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/2012-da14-a-close-call-for-asteroid-big-enough-to-flatten-london-8496325.html There was a big boulder from space/That scattered all over the … Continue reading

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Buffett’s Full of Beans

The billionaire Mr Buffett/ Instructed his money men “Stuff it!/ Invest all my means/ On buying baked beans/ I’ll fart myself daft til I snuff it!” ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21470073 The billionaire Mr Buffett/Instructed his money men Stuff it!/Invest all my means/On buying … Continue reading

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Checker gets his Pecker in a Twist

An old rock’n’roller named Chubby/ Says HP has made his name grubby/ Its app Chubby Checker/ Assesses a pecker/ To see if it’s lengthy or stubby. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/feb/14/chubby-checker-sues-hewlett-packard ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/302082157453647874

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Black Bute-y

There is an old drug known as bute/ For horses whose pain is acute/ It got into meat/ Through human deceit/ Whodunnit is still in dispute. ///http://news.sky.com/story/1052077/horsemeat-bute-found-in-carcasses-in-uk There is an old drug known as bute/For horses whose pain is acute/It … Continue reading

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Slugs, Sea and Sex

A slug of the nudibranch genus/ Is able to cast off its penis/ Then grow one at will/ A wonderful skill/ That makes up for said organ’s weeness. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21431678 A slug of the nudibranch genus/Is able to cast off its … Continue reading

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