Monthly Archives: October 2013

Wedding Costs a Bomb

A somewhat disorganised groom/Forgot about booking a room/So he made a hoax call/To say that the hall/Would shortly be going ka-boom. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-24624639 A somewhat disorganised groom Forgot about booking a room So he made a hoax call To say that the hall Would shortly … Continue reading

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Nuclear Option

Investors from China & France/ Will build British nuclear plants./ Despite cushy terms/ No UK-based firms/ For some reason leapt at the chance. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24604218 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/392426861458128896

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Unqualified Failure?

Nick Clegg argues Tory free schools Require pedagogical rules: A college that features Unqualified teachers He thinks an invention of fools.   ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/nick-clegg-denies-coalition-rift-over-free-schools-education-policy-8892566.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/391989977543757824

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Woolly Advice

There was a PM known as Dave Who said that old people should save By wrapping up warm (Not ask for reform To make gas suppliers behave). /// https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/391207610470629376 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/household-bills/10388368/Downing-Street-People-faced-with-rising-energy-bills-should-consider-wearing-jumpers.html

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Cruz Missile

There once was a Texan named Cruz/ Of right-wing Republican views/ As Cruz got insaner/ The House Speaker Boehner/ Admitted his gambit must lose. ///http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/328737-boehner-ally-blame-ted-cruz-for-fiscal-chaos There once was a Texan named Cruz Of right-wing Republican views As Cruz got insaner The House Speaker … Continue reading

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Book ‘er – Quick

There is a young writer named Eleanor/With many more stories to teleanor/She won a big prize/& so I surmise/That every shop’ll be seleanor. ///http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/10/15/uk-books-booker-winner-idUKBRE99E12G20131015 There is a young writer named EleanorWith many more stories to teleanorShe won a big prize& … Continue reading

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Bard Education

There was an old Fellowes named Jools/ Who simplified Shakespeare for fools/ Declaring the Bard/ Unfeasibly hard/ Unless one attended top skools.   ///http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2013/oct/14/globe-theatre-julian-fellowes-shakespeare https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/390031078909415424  

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Tommy Rot

A fellow who led the far-right/ Declares he has now seen the light/ He says he is sorry/ He caused Muslims worry/ & talked such incredible shite. ///http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/oct/11/edl-tommy-robinson-sorry-fear-muslims https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/389006764139495426

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Unchartered Territory

An all-party press royal charter/ Emerged from political barter,/ But newspaper backing/ Is totally lacking/ And so it appears a non-starter. ///http://www.theguardian.com/media/2013/oct/11/royal-charter-press-regulation-final-draft-newspapers https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/388995261080428544

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Moving Targets

There was an old Tory whose boasts/ Concerning TB-bearing hosts/ Were proven absurd/ And so he averred/ That badgers were moving the posts. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-24459424 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/388061146957484032

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