Monthly Archives: February 2018

Class Action

Lawmakers must heed the campaign/ Of students whose classmates were slain/ Whatever big bucks/ The NRA chucks/ The message is #NeverAgain./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/florida-shooting-students-march-gun-control-weapons-ban-parkland-school-latest-a8221606.html Lawmakers must heed the campaignOf students whose classmates were slainWhatever big bucksThe NRA chucksTheir message is #NeverAgain — … Continue reading

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Background Czech

There was an old man with a beard/ Who said it is just as I feared/ The Sun and the Mail/ Want Labour to fail,/ And that’s why I’m now getting smeared./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/feb/20/jeremy-corbyn-calls-czech-spy-allegations-nonsense There was an old man with a … Continue reading

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Custody Creams

The theft of a double-tier tin/ With various biscuits therein/ Is deemed so improper/ It’s seen a Met copper/ Face charges of indiscipline./// CUSTODY CREAMSThe theft of a double-tier tinWith various biscuits thereinIs deemed so improperIt's seen a Met copperFace … Continue reading

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Poultry Excuse

The fried poultry chain KFC/ Is out of one item that’s key -/ No use finger-lickin’,/ They’re clean out of chicken,/ As Britain goes KFC-free./// The fried poultry chain KFCIs lacking one item that's key –No use finger-lickin',They're clean out … Continue reading

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Flatulence and Turbulence

A plane was diverted one night/ When passengers started to fight;/ The turbulence started/ When one of them farted,/ So wind problems grounded the flight./// http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/fart-attack-plane-makes-emergency-landing-after-passenger-refuses-stop-breaking-wind-flight-1662146 A plane was diverted one nightWhen passengers started to fight;The turbulence startedWhen one of … Continue reading

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Spreading the Word

The church is to rent out its spires/ To boost broadband speeds in the shires,/ And feed, through the steeple/ The souls of the people/ As well as more earthly desires./// The church is to rent out its spiresTo boost … Continue reading

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Without Prejudice?

When UKIP’s head honcho disgraces ’em/ The party just goes and replaces ‘im,/ But oh what a bind -/ It’s so hard to find/ A leader untainted by racism./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43098646 When UKIP's head honcho disgraces 'emThe party just goes and … Continue reading

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For Whom the Shill Trolls

We know 13 Russians played roles/ In hacking American polls/ To badmouth and pillory/ Candidate Hillary,/ But who was controlling the trolls?/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43095881 We know 13 Russians played rolesIn hacking American pollsTo badmouth and pilloryCandidate Hillary,But who was controlling the … Continue reading

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No Sex Please, We’re Australian

The sex life of one politician/ Provoked a restrictive condition/ On pols in Australia/ And their genitalia/ That bans staff-related coition./// https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/feb/15/australia-bans-ministers-having-sex-with-staff-barnaby-joyce-malcolm-turnbull The sex life of one politicianProvoked a restrictive conditionOn pols in AustraliaAnd their genitalia:No staff-related coition.#BarnabyJoyce #Turnbull #Australia … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Tsvangirai

A fellow named Morgan from Zim/ Crossed swords with Mugabe the crim;/ He saw the dictator/ Fall sooner or later/ But in the end, too late for him./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/14/morgan-tsvangirai-zimbabwe-opposition-leader-dies-aged-65 A fellow named Morgan from ZimCrossed swords with Mugabe the crim;He … Continue reading

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