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Pneumatic Trill

The white bellbird’s song is so shrill,/ You’ll hear, when it opens its bill,/ The quite irrepressible/ 125-decibel/ Sound of a pneumatic drill./// https://www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2019/oct/21/white-bellbird-listen-to-the-worlds-loudest-bird-call-video The white bellbird's song is so shrill,You'll hear, when it opens its bill,The quite irrepressible125-decibelSound of … Continue reading

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Twisted firestarter

There was an old fellow named Ja-ir/ Who set the rainforest on fa-ir./ As flames overran it,/ He cried ‘Fuck the planet,/ Let agrobiz have its desa-ir!”. There was an old fellow named Ja-irWho set the rainforest on fa-ir.As flames … Continue reading

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Shit suggestion

The head of Brazil’s mighty nation/ Who champions deforestation/ Says humans can master/ The threat of disaster/ By one-day-in-two defecation./// The head of Brazil's mighty nationWho champions deforestation Says humans can masterThe threat of disasterBy one-day-in-two defecation.#Bolsonaro #bolsonarohttps://t.co/lmjjW76pf4 — Mick … Continue reading

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Special delivery

Brazilians show some affection/ For rather a strange predilection:/ They come in their hordes/ To gather on wards,/ And watch a caesarean section./// Brazilians show some affectionFor rather a strange predilection:They come in their hordesTo gather on wards,And watch a … Continue reading

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Swimmers’ Tale Doesn’t Hold Water

Old Jimmy, Jack, Gunnar and Ryan/ Are under suspicion of lyin’ – Inventing a robbery/ To cover their yobbery,/ Which Rio police are not buyin’./// http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/rio-2016/2016/08/18/ryan-lochte-swimmers-fabricated-story-robbed-gunpoint/88946508/ Old Jimmy, Jack, Gunnar and RyanAre under suspicion of lyin' –Inventing a robberyTo cover their … Continue reading

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Car Wash Gets Dirty

A minister bugged in Brazil/ Affirmed the impeachment of Dil/ Was meant to impede/ Attempts to proceed/ Against those with hands in the till./// A minister bugged in BrazilAffirmed the impeachment of DilWas meant to impedeAttempts to proceedAgainst those with … Continue reading

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Screws Screwed

The screws in a house of correction/ Submitted to sexual subjection/ With warders all gagged/ Handcuffed & debagged/ A breakout evaded detection./// http://www.buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/dozens-escape-brazilian-prison-after-two-women-seduce-drug-g#.hrQe77gpg The screws in a house of correction Submitted to sexual subjection With warders all gagged Handcuffed & debagged A breakout evaded … Continue reading

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Mainly on the Plane

The footballing champions Spain/ Encountered an end to their reign/ To Spanish distress/ As others progress/ They’ll mainly go home on the plane. The footballing champions SpainEncountered an end to their reignTo Spanish distressAs others progressThey'll mainly go home on … Continue reading

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Arrivederci Dulce

There once was a caramel spread/The Uruguay team put on bread/Their dulce de leche/Was seized, so they’re tetchy/& have to eat honey instead./ ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-27889343 There once was a caramel spreadThe Uruguay team put on breadTheir dulce de lecheWas seized, so … Continue reading

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What’s in a Domain Name?

An internet firm from Seattle Is fighting an Amazon battle Forget the big river The folks who deliver Deserve the domain name, they prattle. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/25/amazon-domain-name-battle-brazil https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/327400254410465281

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