Monthly Archives: June 2013

Prehistoric Stones

Keith, Ronnie, Charlie and Mick Put on a display that was slick The chaps from the Stones Although now old bones Appear to be still in good nick. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23111268 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/351296921870139393 Advertisements

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Don’t Walk

Two chaps from the old EDL Are with the police for a spell They tried to descend Upon the East End But ended up sharing a cell. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-23110566 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/351016197355094020

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Pickles and Salad

A minister famed for his size, Eschewing a burger and fries, Was filmed eating greens. Such overdone scenes Are taken with salt by the wise. ///http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/eric-pickles-weighs-george-osborne-2003657 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/350282435088486400

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Gillard Stitch-up

There is an Australian knitter Who’s currently feeling quite bitter For old Kevin Rudd Was out for her blood & managed today to outwit ‘er. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23061391 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/25/gillard-ridiculed-knitting-royal-kangaroo https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/349880946843070467

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The Secret of My Succession

There was a young man from Qatar Whose parents saw he could go far A posh public school Prepared him to rule So now he’s succeeded papa. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/25/qatar-emir-hands-power-son https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/349644191137144833

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Guilty Pleasure

There is an old man from Milan/ With hairpiece and permanent tan/ Whose hunger for bunga/ With girls ever younger/ Has earned 7 years in the can. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23034167 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/349202638358847488

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Better Red Ed then Dead Ed

A young whistleblower named Ed Was wanted by agents, so fled. Abetted by hackers He’s off to Caracas For Snowden, red’s better than dead. ///http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/snowden-departs-hong-kong-for-a-third-country-government-says/2013/06/23/08e9eff2-dbde-11e2-a9f2-42ee3912ae0e_story.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/348829201459187712

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On the Wings of Fiscal Responsibility

There was a UK politician Named Osborne just like the musician Who sang Wings of Love Thank heaven above We haven’t heard George’s rendition! ///http://news.sky.com/story/1106020/barack-obama-calls-george-osborne-jeffrey https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/347716436552192003

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Catwalk to Perp Walk

Two trend-setting chaps from Milan Designed lots of frocks, and a plan To minimise tax Upon their vast stacks & so face a year in the can. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22977174 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/347406453902036992

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Art Attack

There was an art buyer and seller Who throttled his partner Nigella Domestic abuse Can have no excuse So cops went and cautioned the fella.* ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22947383 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/346928912837787648   *Alternative ending if you prefer: “Although one drinks claret not Stella” 

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