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Bold Sir Michael

There once was a man on TV/ Who went from sketch-based repartee/ To world inter-railin’:/ Arise Michael Palin,/ A genuine knight who says ‘Ni!’/// No, he’s not dead – in fact, he’s not even resting. Newly-ennobled former Python Sir Michael … Continue reading

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Going, Going… Gong!

There was a political goner/ Whose prospects got wanner and wanner,/ And so his mate Dave/ In sympathy gave/ George Osborne Companion of Honour./// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/aug/04/george-osborne-and-michael-fallon-among-tories-to-get-honours There was a political gonerWhose prospects got wanner and wanner,And so his mate DaveIn sympathy … Continue reading

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It’s All Gone Pete Gong

The New Year award of a gong/ Distinguishes folks who belong./ Establishment names/ Made barons and dames/ But this time it’s all gone Pete Tong. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/pete-tong-proud-to-be-honoured-with-mbe-9031407.html The New Year award of a gong Distinguishes folks who belong. Establishment names Made barons and dames But … Continue reading

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Medalwinners Get Gongs

Some stars of the 2012 Games/ Were made Knights, Companions & Dames/ Olympic prowess/ And sporting success/ Got letters put after their names. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20858353 ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/285020562705756160

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