Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Womanning of Manning

Ex-Bradley, now Chelsea Manning/ Is doing some future life planning/ And has it in mind/ To be reassigned/ In gender terms, i.e. unmanning. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23798253 Ex-Bradley, now Chelsea Manning Is doing some future life planning And has it in mind To be reassigned In gender … Continue reading

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Bradley Treated

There once was a fellow who spied,/ But not for the enemy side./ It all turned out badly/ For young private Bradley,/ Who got 35 years inside. ///http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/judge-to-sentence-bradley-manning-today/2013/08/20/85bee184-09d0-11e3-b87c-476db8ac34cd_story.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/370462397607460864 ** A History of the World in 100 Limericks is out … Continue reading

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Plane Crazy

A strongman they call Volkan T/ Stripped off after taking some E,/ Got on Merkel’s plane/ And went quite insane,/ But was it on CCTV? ///http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/man-in-underpants-partied-in-german-government-jet-for-angela-merkel-a-917494.html A strongman they call Volkan TStripped off after taking some E,Got on Merkel's planeAnd … Continue reading

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Get Shorter (RIP Elmore Leonard)

An old US author named Elmore/ Believed simple writing can tell more/ His westerns & crime/ Revealed over time/ It may also help you to sell more. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23765850 An old US author named Elmore Believed simple writing can tell more His westerns … Continue reading

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Trial on the Nile

A former VP named El Baradei/ Thought killing protesters barbarity*/ He let down the side/ So now will be tried/ For lack of command solidarity. /// (Apologies for stretching the rhyme there!) http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/20/mohamed-elbaradei-facing-court-case https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/369921337604599808 ** A History of the World … Continue reading

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Fork That!

There was an old boy from Australia/ Who loved kitchen paraphernalia/ A dining utensil/ Put lead in his pencil/ But stuck in the man’s genitalia./ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/shocking-xray-doctors-remove-fork-from-penis-of-70yearold-australian-man-8774501.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/369541246051573760  

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Terror Error

There was a young man from Brazil/ Detained at Heathrow by the Bill/ And held for 9 hours/ On terrorist powers/ So agents could give him a grill. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23750289 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/369415619029909505 ****Mick Twister’s Book now available at http://www.amazon.co.uk/There-Was-Geezer-Called-Caesar/dp/1907554866/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1375432501&sr=8-1&keywords=mick+twister

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Why Did Di Die?

There once was a British princess/ About whom some papers obsess./ For them it is manna/ To hear claims Diana/ Was killed by our own SAS. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/theroyalfamily/10249663/Scotland-Yard-examines-new-information-on-death-of-Diana-Princess-of-Wales.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/369114814422863873

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Grey Area

An area named 51/ Where top cold war projects were run/ Was hidden from view/ To build the U-2/ (No alien testing was done). ///http://www.space.com/22409-area-51-exists-declassified-documents.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/368720910926090241

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Booby Traps

Explosive-packed implants in breasts/ May be the new suicide vests/ The booby-trapped tits/ Could blow us to bits/ Today’s Daily Mirror suggests./// http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breast-implants-suicide-bomb-threat-2172911 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/368413762962726913

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