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Of Mice and Ministers

Conservative minister Gove/ Said Lit must be English, by Jove!/ Take Steinbeck and Lee/ Off GCSE/ And let’s have some old British cove. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/michael-gove-axes-to-kill-a-mockingbird-and-other-american-classics-from-english-literature-gcse-syllabus-9432818.html Conservative minister Gove Said Lit must be English, by Jove! Take Steinbeck and Lee Off GCSE And let's have some … Continue reading

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Taking the Michael

There was an old fellow named Gove, A rather peculiar cove. Requiring a wheeze To change GCSEs He did it by numbers, by Jove. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2013/jun/11/michael-gove-gcse-reforms https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/344565831499390976

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Mr Tory Goes to Town

There once was a Mr Men story/ About an old chap, Mr Tory/ Who told all the schools/ To follow his rules/ No matter how ancient and hoary. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/may/09/michael-gove-mr-men-history-lessons ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/332516293725020160

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For them as have got – A brand new yacht

There was a Conservative clot/Who wanted – & I kid you not/At a time of recession/And general depression/To purchase the Queen a new yacht. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/jan/15/queen-royal-yacht-diamond-jubilee-gove

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