Monthly Archives: January 2014

For Quenelle Anelka!

There once was a dodgy salute/ That landed West Brom in dispute/ Because of a feller/ Who did the quenelle/ The club sponsors gave them the boot./// http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/zoopla-announce-they-will-end-sponsorship-of-west-brom-following-nicolas-anelka-quenelle-gesture-9072633.html  There once was a dodgy saluteThat landed West Brom in disputeBecause of … Continue reading

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Lord Rennard of Feltham

A Liberal Democrat Lord/ Is adding to party discord/ And causing Nick worry/ By not saying sorry/ To those he’s alleged to have pawed. ///http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jan/20/lord-rennard-row-regret-but-no-apology-lib-dem https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/425307655515566080 (NB apologies to those for whom lorrrrd does not rhyme with pawwwed. Here is … Continue reading

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Barmy Weather

A Ukipper blamed recent storms/ On straying from sexual norms/ The flooding will end/ He seems to contend/ If every last bugger conforms. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25802437 A Ukipper blamed recent storms On straying from sexual norms The flooding will end He seems to contend If every … Continue reading

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Frock Off

There once was a Catholic priest/ Defrocked as a paedophile beast/ In fact, it appears,/ Within a few years/ 400 or so at the least./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25788864 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/424616567976910848

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Tap Dancing

We’re told US agents are trying/ To stop inappropriate spying/ And tap Al Qaeda,/ Not Germany’s leader – / But we know the buggers are lying. ///http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/01/17/usa-security-obama-idINL2N0KR1D420140117 We're told US agents are trying To stop inappropriate spying And tap Al Qaeda, Not Germany's … Continue reading

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Trashy Mags

A prominent couple named Brooks/ Deny being phone-hacking crooks./ The court heard their waste/ Revealed a taste/ For sapphic pornography books. ///http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/jan/15/charlie-brooks-lesbian-lovers-magazine-rebekah-phone-hacking-trial https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/423825189559107584

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Lord of Bawd

A Liberal Democrat peer/ Of prominent party career/ Made women distressed/ By being a pest/ But says he is now in the clear. ///http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jan/15/lord-rennard-lib-dems-no-action-sex-pest-complaints https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/423554591234719744

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Tea for Three/Thé pour Trois

There was an old man named Francois/ Whose image was petit bourgeois./ Perhaps for a change / He ought to arrange/ His life as a ménage à trois. ///http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/15/francois-hollande-press-conference-affair https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/423410877627252737 +++ After writing this, I decided to give it a … Continue reading

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Fondue Fondler

Police say a fellow from Philly/Enjoys putting cheese on his willy./The use of fromage/For public frottage,/They warn, is illegal and silly. ///http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/01/12/swiss-cheese-pervert_n_4585399.html?1389546716 Police say a fellow from PhillyEnjoys putting cheese on his willyThe use of fromageFor public frottageThey warn is … Continue reading

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Fracking Bribery

A system of financial backing/ For councils agreeing to fracking/ Means we pay the bill/ To sweeten the pill/ Where local acceptance is lacking. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25705550 A system of financial backing For councils agreeing to fracking Means we pay the bill To sweeten the … Continue reading

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