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Right Turn

Another Le Pen has a chance/ Of being next leader of France;/ Fillon and Hamon/ Are backing Macron/ To head off the far-right advance./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39686993 Prompted by @ArmandDAngour on Twitter to do one on Mélenchon too, I decided this was … Continue reading

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Eel Feel That!

A man put an eel up his butt/ Which made its way into his gut/ Although constipation/ Was his explanation/ The case is not open and shut./// http://shanghaiist.com/2017/04/20/live_eel_constipation_cure.php https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/855868770220482561

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Boom and Bust

  There once was a terrorist clot/ Who hatched a derivative plot/ To short Dortmund stock/ Then give them a shock/ He made a bomb, and he did not./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39664212 There once was a terrorist clotWho hatched a derivative plotTo … Continue reading

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For Fox Sake, Go!

Complaints of abuse by an anchor/ Whose conduct became ever ranker/ Caused revenue shocks/ So finally Fox/ Reluctantly sacked the old wanker./// http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/bill-oreilly-fired-fox-news-statement-confirmation-a7691926.html Complaints of abuse by an anchorWhose conduct became ever rankerCaused revenue shocksSo finally Fox Reluctantly sacked the … Continue reading

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I See No Ships

  The Pentagon gave us a notion/ Korea-bound ships were in motion/ In fact the strike force/ Was striking a course/ Due south to the Indian Ocean./// The Pentagon gave us a notionKorea-bound ships were in motionIn fact the strike … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Belongs to May

Though holy Theresa demurs,/ Insisting such thoughts are not hers,/ Her paper, the Mail,/ Has lifted the veil -/ The aim is to Crush Saboteurs./// http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2017/04/crush-saboteurs-daily-mail-just-says-what-theresa-may-thinking Though holy Theresa demurs,Insisting such thoughts are not hers,Her paper, the Mail,Has lifted the … Continue reading

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May Names Day

The Tory Prime Minister May/ Popped out to the lectern to say/ Perhaps on reflection/ Let’s have an election/ While Labour is in disarray./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/apr/18/theresa-may-uk-general-election-8-june The Tory Prime Minister MayPopped out to the lectern to sayPerhaps on reflectionLet's have an … Continue reading

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Turkey Roasted

In Erdogan’s big referendum/ On powers and how to extendum/ Observers declare/ The rules were unfair,/ Allowing officials to bendum./// http://www.dw.com/en/osce-turkey-referendum-contested-on-an-unlevel-playing-field/a-38453816 In Erdogan's big referendumOn powers and how to extendumObservers declareThe rules were unfair,Allowing officials to bendum.#Turkeyref — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Premature Kim

There was an old man from Pyongyang/ Who told the US to go hang/ But sources suggest/ That Kim’s missile test/ Went off with a premature bang./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/16/north-korea-missile-launch-attempt-says-south-korea-kim-jong-un There was an old man from PyongyangWho told the US to go … Continue reading

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Good Egg

The world’s oldest woman has died/ By Lago Maggiore’s lakeside/ Her big secret lay/ In eating each day/ Just three eggs: two raw and one fried./// http://in.reuters.com/article/italy-oldest-idINKBN17H0J7 The world's oldest woman has diedBy Lago Maggiore's lakesideHer big secret layIn eating … Continue reading

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