Monthly Archives: March 2016

What a Whopper!

We heard of a ginormous rat/ The size of a dog or a cat./ Then came the corrective:/ It’s just forced perspective/ The rat’s not as big as all that./// http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/mar/11/fake-giant-rat-picture-internet?CMP=twt_gu We heard of a ginormous ratThe size of a dog … Continue reading

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Apoplectic Eurosceptic?

There was an old monarch who said/ “Sun readers are being misled/ Gove says I back Brexit/ But nobody chexit?/ That editor – Orf with his head!”/// http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/mar/09/palace-sun-queen-backs-brexit-ipso There was an old monarch who said"Sun readers are being misledGove says … Continue reading

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Hello, Goodbye

Farewell to 5th Beatle George Martin/ At 90 now sadly departin/ He wrote a mean score/ And signed the Fab Four/ Whose story he had a big part in./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-35761464 Farewell to 5th Beatle George MartinAt 90 now sadly departinHe … Continue reading

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Twitmericks and Twitter

View at Medium.com Just wanted to post a link to  this article on Medium.com by Karen Wickre. Saying goodbye to Twitter after working there as an editor for 4 1/2 years, she reflects on “how its constraints fuel wholly original uses”, with … Continue reading

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A Massive Dick

Said Donald “I thank my creator/ That nobody’s penis is greater/ Lil’ Marco is wrong/ I’ve got a huge schlong”/ Asserted the great mass debater./// http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/03/03/donald-trump-assures-americans-his-penis-is-big-enough-to-lead.html Said Donald "I thank my creatorThat nobody's penis is greaterLil' Marco is wrongI've got … Continue reading

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Mitt Throws Punch

A former contender named Mitt/ Condemns Donald Trump as unfit:/ A fraud and a phony/ Who peddles baloney,/ Dishonest, mysogynist shit./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-us-2016-35717888 A former contender named MittCondemns Donald #Trump as unfit:A fraud and a phonyWho peddles baloney,Dishonest, mysogynist shit.#Romney — … Continue reading

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Party Line

A County Down priest is reported/ Last year to have gaily cavorted/ With Nazi regalia/ In wild bacchanalia/ Where coke was apparently snorted./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-35688401 A County Down priest is reportedLast year to have gaily cavortedWith Nazi regaliaIn wild bacchanaliaWhere coke … Continue reading

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No-good Criminals

A criminal gang staged a raid/ That went a bit wrong, I’m afraid/ A priceless Ming bowl/ They broke in and stole/ In all the to-do, got mislaid./// http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/feb/29/chinese-artefacts-fourteen-men-convicted-british-museums-rhino-horn A criminal gang staged a raidThat went a bit wrong, I'm … Continue reading

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