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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).

End of May

Embattled Prime Minister May,/ Who struggled to get her own way,/ While those who’d be leader/ All fought to succeed her,/ Reluctantly called it a day./// Embattled Prime Minister May,Who struggled to get her own way,While those who'd be leaderAll … Continue reading

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Leadsom balloon

For May, losing Andrea Leadsom/ Leaves things looking ever more dreadsome/ But Tories may find/ Once May has resigned/ The problem is not just who heads ’em./// For May, losing Andrea LeadsomLeaves things looking ever more dreadsomeBut Tories may findOnce … Continue reading

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Mayoral erection

The Montereau mayor’s inspiration/ For boosting a low population/ Is give every shagger a/ Dose of viagra/ And hope they’ll pursue procreation./// The Montereau mayor's inspirationFor boosting a low populationIs give every shagger aDose of viagraAnd hope they'll pursue procreation.https://t.co/bceAPauZ5FContinue reading

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Wei to go!

The Cabinet row over Huawei/ Unfolded in quite a bizawei:/ Theresa got piqued,/ Said Gavin had leaked/ And told him “Mawei or the Hawei!”/// The Cabinet row over HuaweiUnfolded in quite a bizawei:Theresa got piqued,Said Gavin had leakedAnd told him … Continue reading

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Yeti again

The Indian army released/ Some pix from the country’s northeast/ Of tracks in the snow/ That somehow they know/ Were made by a mythical beast./// The Indian army releasedSome pix from the country's northeastOf tracks in the snowThat somehow they … Continue reading

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Campaign in Spain

The weekend election in Spain/ Saw overall Socialist gain/ And left, due to Vox,/ PP on the rocks,/ Its reign mainly fallen, it’s plain./// https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48081540 The weekend election in SpainSaw overall Socialist gainAnd left, due to Vox,PP on the rocks,Its … Continue reading

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Fracked off

“Alack”, said Natascha, “I’m packing,/ As backing for fracking is lacking;/ Just give us a break,/ And take the odd quake -/ The UK has got to get cracking!”/// "Alack", said Natascha, "I'm packing, As backing for fracking is lacking;Just … Continue reading

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Money to burn

A woman transformed into ash/ Some 40K Euros in cash/ By baking a strudel/ (Her boyfriend, the noodle,/ Neglecting to mention his stash)./// A woman transformed into ashSome 40K Euros in cashBy baking a strudel(Her boyfriend, the noodle,Neglecting to mention … Continue reading

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Comedy polled

A comic’s successful campaign/ Has brought him electoral gain;/ “They laughed”, he deadpanned,/ “On hearing I’d stand -/ They’re not laughing now in Ukraine!” A comic's successful campaignHas brought him electoral gain;"They laughed", he deadpanned,"On hearing I'd stand –They're not … Continue reading

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Muellered

The President tried to obstruct/ The Mueller inquiry, and ducked/ Its questions, and though/ He’s crowing, we know/ He greeted its launch with “I’m fucked”./// The President tried to obstructThe Mueller inquiry, and duckedIts questions, and thoughHe's crowing, we knowHe … Continue reading

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