Monthly Archives: July 2017

Short Shrift

The Saudis are on the alert/ For anything apt to subvert/ How girls are repressed/ Which means an arrest/ For wearing a threatening skirt./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/18/saudi-arabia-video-of-indecently-dressed-woman-at-heritage-site-prompts-investigation The Saudis are on the alertFor anything apt to subvertHow girls are repressedWhich means an … Continue reading

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Got My ‘moji Workin’

Today let’s say thanks to a 👨🏽 Who worked for a firm in 🇯🇵 He had an 👁️🦌 To show 😂 or 😱 With pix – so now everyone🥫. http://time.com/4860488/world-emoji-day-facts-2017/ Today let's say thanks to a 👨🏽 Who worked for a … Continue reading

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Who’s That Girl

There once was an old Doctor who/ On dying, became someone new;/ One day she awoke,/ No longer a bloke,/ Cos women can be Doctors too./// https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/jul/16/doctor-who-jodie-whittaker-announced-13th-doctor https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/886674464469110785

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Swiss on a Roll

A fellow named Roger who’s Swiss/ Hits balls and does not often miss;/ The oldest champ yet,/ He won every set -/ He really is taking the piss./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/40625069 A fellow named Roger who's SwissHits balls and does not often … Continue reading

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Playing Fatht and Looth

A tennis star named Muguruza/ Whose playing gets smuza and smuza/ Displayed enough keenness/ To overcome Venus/ Who ended up being the luza./// https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/jul/15/garbine-muguruza-wimbledon-champion-venus-williams A tennis star named MuguruzaWhose playing gets smuza and smuzaDisplayed enough keennessTo overcome VenusWho ended up … Continue reading

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Hacker Pulls it Off

A pirate in Mansfield caused rancour/ By blocking a radio anchor/ To play Ivor Biggun/ Whose song about friggin’/ Repeats the refrain: ‘I’m a wanker’./// https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/jul/11/local-radio-station-mansfield-hijacked-masturbation-winkers-song A pirate in Mansfield caused rancourBy blocking a radio anchorTo play Ivor BiggunWhose song … Continue reading

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Kill Bill?

Theresa May’s great repeal bill/ Requires opposition goodwill;/ With any such backing/ Apparently lacking/ It’s apt to be put through the mill./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40589510 Theresa May's great repeal billRequires opposition goodwill;With any such backingApparently lackingIt's apt to be put through the … Continue reading

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Sins of the Father

  The story of Donald Trump Junior/ Continues to get even loonier/ His email discussions/ On dirt from the Russians/ Make Donald’s defence ever punier./// The story of Donald Trump JrContinues to get ever loonierHis email discussionsOn dirt from the … Continue reading

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Morris Dance

A Tory MP was suspended/ For using a term that offended;/ She told party whips/ Words came from her lips/ Despite being quite unintended./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/10/tories-urgently-investigating-after-mp-uses-n-word-at-public-event A Tory MP was suspendedFor using a term that offended;She told party whipsWords came from … Continue reading

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Daesh Dished

Iraqi PM Al-Abadi/ Says Mosul is free of Baghdadi/ And Da-esh is routed,/ Though it may be doubted/ That this goes for every jihadi./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-40558836 Iraqi PM Al-AbadiSays Mosul is free of BaghdadiAnd Da-esh is routed,Though it may be doubtedThat … Continue reading

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