Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Mercer Verse

There was an ex-Tory frontbencher/ Caught up in a lobbying venture/ A bit of a slip/ That cost him the whip/ & may lead to subsequent censure. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/10091179/Patrick-Mercer-MP-resigns-over-lobbying-scandal.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/340472910781239297   Advertisements

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Cellar’s Market

There was a French President fella/ Who sold off the wine in his cellar/ He’ll have to forgo/ The vintage Bordeaux/ And offer Ms Merkel a Stella. ///http://www.aljazeera.com/video/europe/2013/05/2013530102149879224.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/340174169922756608

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Going off at Half Cock

Two diplomats based in Caracas/ Got into a strip venue fracas/ The local police/ Say each pulled his piece/ And one man was shot in the knackers. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22699157 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/340040796109672448

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Husband and Husband

There once were two fellows in France/ Who after a legal advance/ Got married today/ Because, being gay/ Till now they did not have the chance. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22706351 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/339783374933745664

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Embargo Farrago

There once was an EU embargo/ Against sending weapons as cargo/ To Syrian forces/ The thing now of course is/ A typical Euro-farrago. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22688997 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/339416392652685312

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Sapphic and Graphic

There was a Tunisian man/ Who won the top honour in Cannes/ His movie is graphic/ Erotic and sapphic/ So some places could face a ban. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22676798 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/338944059508928512

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Sauce for the Gander?

A journalist known as Amanda/ Decided to have a quick gander/ At child porn online./ I wonder what fine/ Or sentence this action’ll land’er. ///http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/05/25/daily-mail-journalist-admits-viewing-child-porn_n_3335486.html A journalist known as Amanda Decided to have a quick gander At child porn online. I wonder what … Continue reading

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*Innocent* – Until Proven Guilty

Ms Bercow is now in disgraceBecause of a libel court case.She suffered defeatWhen sued for a tweet – In spite of her *innocent face*. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/may/24/sally-bercow-tweet-libelled-lord-mcalpine Ms Bercow is now in disgrace Because of a libel court case. She suffered defeat When sued for … Continue reading

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Ascent of Man

A fellow who came from Japan/ Became the most elderly man/ On Everest’s peak/ At least for a week/ (A chap from Nepal has a plan). ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/23/nepalese-everest-climb-oldest-record A fellow who came from Japan Became the most elderly man On Everest's peak At least … Continue reading

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Royal Line Intercepted

A fellow who sat on the throne/ Was spied upon, it is now known/ As Edward sought solace/ With divorcee Wallis/ Some buggers recorded his phone. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/may/23/ministers-ordered-bugging-king-edward https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/337575703883173888  

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