Monthly Archives: June 2014

Can You Tell What He Is Yet?

Rolf Harris, who’s quick on the draw/ Has now fallen foul of the law/ A court found the jester/ To be a molester/ Possessed of a wandering paw./// http://www.channel4.com/news/rolf-harris-verdict-indecent-assault-southwark-yewtree https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/483631279871885313   Advertisements

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Sad Face :-(

Old Facebook provoked a commotion/ By doctoring news feed promotion/ To post stuff that’s sad/ And make us feel bad/ Then monitor user emotion. ///http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/06/29/trickcyclists_mess_with_facebook_users_emotions/ https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/483563258935521281  

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Big Daddy Baghdadi

The fellow they call El-Baghdadi/ A top fundamentalist baddy/ Said “I am the Caliph/ And you’re not my pal if/ You won’t come and be a Jihadi”./// The fellow they call El-Baghdadi A top fundamentalist baddy Said "I am the Caliph And you're … Continue reading

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Snack Attack – The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

To mark the centenary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, here is my limerick on the event from There Was an Old Geezer Called Caesar: A History of the World in 100 Limericks.  Three shots outside Schiller’s … Continue reading

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They Booze, You Lose

The summit has settled on Juncker/ As Cameron took to his bunker/ We all knew he’d lose/ And as for the booze/ Apparently Churchill was drunker. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-28049375 The summit has settled on #Juncker As #Cameron took to his bunker We all knew he'd … Continue reading

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What Big Teeth You Have, Grandma

According to Suarez’s gran/ The way FIFA gave him a ban/ Was how one might treat/ A dog on the street/ (Quite apt, as he’d bitten a man)./// https://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/news/world-cup-barbaric-punishment-treats-suarez-like-dog-082202813–sow.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/482531417214447616

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A Shit Limerick

Some ancient Neanderthal poo/ Extends what we hitherto knew/ The hominid species,/ We learn from its faeces,/ Ate meat, but had vegetables too./// https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/482285041561915392  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-27981702

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Smooth Criminal

There was an old fellow named Dave/ Who hired a phone-hacking knave./ He’s now been convicted/ As many predicted/ When Cameron dug his own grave. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-27998411 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/482085773609816064

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Wrong and Wronga

The case against lending firm Wonga/ Becomes ever stronga & stronga/ It sent bogus letters/ From lawyers to debtors/ & mustn’t do so any longa./// http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/06/25/uk-wonga-fine-idUKKBN0F00TZ20140625 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/481738088486830080    

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Dribbler Nibbler

There is a young man named Luis/ Who suffers an awful caprice/ On spying the tender/ Soft flesh of defender/ He’s driven to bite off a piece./// http://www.channel4.com/news/luis-suarez-world-cup-uruguay-italy-england-costa-rica https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/481524488182710273

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