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George Osborne – Hot or Not?

George Osborne admits it was hasty/ To put VAT on the pasty/ So he’s axing the tax/ On those cooled on racks/ And allowed to grow tepid & nasty. // http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2151287/Pasty-tax-Osborne-reverse-controversial-tax-long-takeaway-food-cooling.html?ITO=1490 Advertisements

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The Pasty’s A Foreign Country

There is a PM known as Dave Who swears Cornish pies are his fave But Labourites castigate Tories on pastygate Knowing it’s donors they crave. http://www.economist.com/blogs/bagehot/2012/03/david-cameron-and-class?fsrc=gn_ep  

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Getting Pasty Joke

There was an old pasty from Leeds Or not, as the PM concedes Tho some like it hot Mr Cameron does not And it isn’t in Greggs that he feeds. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/how-the-humble-cornish-pasty-became-a-political-hot-potato-7595080.html

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Hasty Pasty Tax Turns into Hot Potato

There once was a man with a tax Which he levied on takeaway snacks But only when warm It’s a half-baked reform That apparently nobody backs. http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/mar/28/pasty-tax-pm-seeks-heat-hot-pie-row?newsfeed=true

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