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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).

Way Off Target

Let’s go around laying the blame/ On ritalin, sexual shame,/ Abortion or doors -/ Pick any old cause,/ Just don’t put those guns in the frame./// Let's go around laying the blameOn ritalin, sexual shame,Abortion or doors –Pick any old … Continue reading

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Meet the Folks

Some folks had a do for their wedding/ Halfway between London and Reading/ He said ‘that was fine,/ But after the wine/ It’s grandad’s reaction I’m dreading’./// Some folks had a do for their weddingHalfway between London and ReadingHe said … Continue reading

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Dying for a Shag

Oh pity the poor antechinus,/ The cause of whose rapid decline is/ That sex for the guys/ Provokes their demise -/ Survival-wise, rather a minus./// Oh pity the poor antechinus,The cause of whose rapid decline isThat sex for the guysProvokes … Continue reading

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End of the Line

With Stagecoach and Virgin’s derailing/ By transport supremo Chris Grayling/ The privatisation/ Of train operation/ Is shown to be far from plain sailing./// With Stagecoach and Virgin's derailingBy transport supremo Chris GraylingThe privatisationOf train operationIs shown to be far from … Continue reading

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Seeing Red

A newly-coined term of abuse/ Is reckoned by some to traduce/ The skin tone of gammon,/ A shade between salmon/ And full-blooded UKIP-style puce./// https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/this-is-why-are-people-arguing-about-gammon/ A newly-coined term of abuseIs reckoned by some to traduceThe skin tone of gammon,A shade … Continue reading

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Trump Family Values

Ivanka and Jared were thrilled/ To witness Trump’s promise fulfilled,/ And show the U.S./ Just couldn’t care less/ How many protesters are killed./// Al Jazeera's split-screen tells the story powerfully. On the right, dignitaries, officials, diplomats take photos and press … Continue reading

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Arsene About

Old Arsene the Arsenal boss,/ Went 49 games without loss,/ Displaying great reason/ For many a season,/ Though zipping his coat made him cross./// https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2018/may/13/arsene-wenger-final-bow-arsenal-huddersfield-town Old Arsene the Arsenal boss,Went 49 games without loss,Displaying great reasonFor many a season,Though zipping … Continue reading

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Storming Performance

As SuRie got up to perform,/ So multiple sources inform,/ A man in a rage/ Appearing onstage/ Obeyed her instruction to Storm./// https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/uk-eurovision-entry-surie-breaks-silence-after-stage-invader-storms-stage-and-snatches-mic-a3837606.html As SuRie got up to perform,So multiple sources inform,A man in a rageAppearing onstageObeyed her instruction to … Continue reading

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Leave it Out!

In Britain’s EU referendum/ Campaigners had funds and could spendum/ But now a review/ Shows Leave.EU/ Thinks rules are for Leavers to bendum./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/may/11/leaveeu-fined-70k-breaches-of-electoral-law-eu-referendum In Britain's EU referendumCampaigners had funds and could spendumBut now a reviewShows https://t.co/ECLxzTVuFkThinks rules are for … Continue reading

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Loose Hannan

A Brexit campaigner named Dan/ Admits things aren’t going to plan – / We’re chasing, he feels,/ The worst of all deals;/ The shit is now hitting the fan./// A Brexit campaigner named DanAdmits things aren't going to plan – … Continue reading

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