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About twitmericks

There is an old fellow called Mick/Who's been penning the odd limerick/I admit he's no Keats/But he does them in tweets/So to follow, you just have to click. https://twitter.com/#!/twitmericks "The limerick master of the twitterati" (The Guardian).

Who Says You Can’t Rhyme Orange?

When skies overhead become orange/ It isn’t regarded as boringe/ Discussing the weather/ Especially whether/ The cause is a dust that is foringe./// http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/orange-sky-storm-ophelia-sahara-13767164   Advertisements

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Dig for Brexit

According to minister Grayling/ If EU discussions are failing/ We fall off the edge/ And plant up more veg -/ Apparently Brexit’s plain sailing!/// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/15/higher-food-prices-could-be-avoided-if-no-brexit-claims-chris-grayling According to minister GraylingIf EU discussions are failingWe fall off the edgeAnd plant up more … Continue reading

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Going Dutch?

Said EU head honcho Jean-Claude/ The UK must pay what is aude/ So settle your tab/ We’ll call you a cab -/ But first let’s have one for the raude./// http://www.euronews.com/2017/10/13/juncker-turns-to-beer-in-bid-to-get-britain-to-cough-up-for-brexit Said EU head honcho Jean-ClaudeThe UK must pay what … Continue reading

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A Fishy Tale

One day when out fishing, a bloke/ Tried kissing a fish for a joke/ It jumped in his mouth/ Then swam further south,/ Thus making the idiot choke./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-41598493 One day when out fishing, a blokeTried kissing a fish for … Continue reading

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Tussles in Brussels

A Eurocrat known as Michel/ Said Brexit talks aren’t going well/ Tho May tries to mask it/ We’re in a handbasket/ Whose end destination is hell./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41585430 A Eurocrat known as MichelSaid Brexit talks aren't going wellTho May tries to … Continue reading

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If at First You Don’t Secede…

Announcing plans post-referendum/ Puigdemont had an addendum/ For having agreed/ New moves to secede/ He promptly went on to suspend ’em./// http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41574172 Announcing plans post-referendumPuigdemont had an addendumFor having agreedNew moves to secedeHe promptly went on to suspend 'em. — … Continue reading

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More on Trump

The Potus declared civil woron/ Rex T who had called him a moron/ He said it’s fake news/ But let’s test IQs/ A test I’ll get such a big scoron./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-41570266 The Potus declared civil woronRex T who had called … Continue reading

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Job Blow for Weinstein

  Dear Harvey, I have a scenario/ Concerning a would-be lothario/ Who’s sacked when accused/ By those he’s abused:/ The Fall of a Film Impresario./// http://www.npr.org/2017/10/09/556606122/weinstein-company-fires-co-founder-harvey-weinstein Dear Harvey, I have a scenarioConcerning a would-be lotharioWho's sacked when accusedBy those he's … Continue reading

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Mayday Call

The ex-Tory chairman Grant Shapps/ Has told Number 10 that perhaps/ Prime Minister May/ Should call it a day/ To head off the party’s collapse./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/06/tory-ministers-privately-agree-theresa-may-should-go-says-grant-schapps The ex-Tory chairman Grant ShappsHas told Number 10 that perhapsPrime Minister MayShould call it … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Suspect

There was an old man named Sir Ted/ Of whom the police have now said/ He’d be down the station/ For interrogation/ If only he wasn’t so dead./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41503143 There was an old man named Sir TedOf whom the police … Continue reading

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