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Flight of fancy

According to Trump, human flight/ Predates those two brothers named Wright -/ The war in the air,/ Under rockets’ red glare,/ Was waged by the dawn’s early light./// According to Trump, human flightPredates those two brothers named Wright –The war … Continue reading

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William the Plonkerer

A tapestry telling through pix/ What happened in 1066/ Shows men and their mounts,/ An Oxford don counts,/ With 93 needlework pricks./// A tapestry telling through pixWhat happened in 1066Shows men and their mounts,An Oxford don counts,With 93 needlework pricks.https://t.co/3GVjmmPvzzContinue reading

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Norman News Network

The Normans had no way of showing/ How well England’s conquest was going -/ No press or TV,/ No tweets, no FB – / So nuns had to get to work sewing./// The Normans had no way of showingHow well … Continue reading

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Gerbil Reasoning

The deadly bubonic disease/ Was carried to Europe by fleas/ From gerbils, not rats,/ According to stats/ Collected from rings on old trees./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-31588671 The deadly bubonic disease Was carried to Europe by fleas From gerbils, not rats, According to stats Collected from rings … Continue reading

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King Crowned

Plantagenet Richard the Third/ Whose bones expert teams disinterred/ Was hit on the head/ And this made him dead/ Forensic researchers inferred./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-29222775 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/512314849758830592

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Hunch proves Correct

A monarch named Richard the Third/ Has finally been disinterred/ For years left to fester/ Beneath cars in Leicester/ His ID has now been averred. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/9846693/Richard-III-skeleton-is-the-king.html A monarch named Richard the 3rd/Has finally been disinterred/For years left to fester/Beneath cars … Continue reading

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