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Royal Pretender

An expert on Harry and Wills/ Named Thomas J. Mace-Archer-Mills/ Is not, it transpires,/ A squire from the shires,/ But Tommy from New York’s green hills./// https://www.wsj.com/amp/articles/british-expert-on-the-royal-family-is-actually-tommy-from-upstate-new-york-1527775859 An expert on Harry and WillsNamed Thomas J. Mace-Archer-MillsIs not, it transpires,A squire … Continue reading

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Meet the Folks

Some folks had a do for their wedding/ Halfway between London and Reading/ He said ‘that was fine,/ But after the wine/ It’s grandad’s reaction I’m dreading’./// Some folks had a do for their weddingHalfway between London and ReadingHe said … Continue reading

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Nothing Succeeds Like Succession

The transfer of power’s begun/ The Commonwealth speaking as one/ And by some coinc-/ -idence naming a prince/ Who happens to be the Queen’s son./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43840710 The transfer of power's begunThe Commonwealth speaking as oneAnd by some coinc–idence naming a … Continue reading

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Storm in a D-Cup

  A top upper-class corsetière/ Whose undies the royal folk wear/ Is losing its warrant/ For acts most abhorrent -/ Discussing the queen’s brassière!/// A top upper-class corsetièreWhose undies the royal folk wearIs losing its warrantFor acts most abhorrent –Discussing … Continue reading

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Sod this for a Game of Thrones

Prince Harry, the son of the heir/ Says most UK royals don’t care/ To sit on the throne;/ Has Britain outgrown/ The whole monarchistic affair?/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40363063 Prince Harry, the son of the heirSays most UK royals don't careTo sit on … Continue reading

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Old Man Retires

An elderly royal named Phil/ Said now I am over the hill/ I’ll skip every function/ And feel no compunction,/ Just hang in the palace and chill./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39802636 An elderly royal named PhilSaid now I am over the hillI'll skip … Continue reading

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Divorce Clause

King Henry VIII had a clause/ For swift proclamation of laws/ It’s now back in force/ In Britain’s divorce/ To further the Brexiteers’ cause./// http://edition.cnn.com/2017/03/30/europe/great-repeal-bill-henry-viii-clauses/ King Henry VIII had a clauseFor swift proclamation of lawsIt's now back in forceIn Britain's … Continue reading

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Orf With His Head

Elizabeth, HM the Queen/ Was overheard venting her spleen- / That envoy from China/ Said Lizzy Regina/ Is ruder than any one’s seen./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36263685 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/730515180635996160

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Apoplectic Eurosceptic?

There was an old monarch who said/ “Sun readers are being misled/ Gove says I back Brexit/ But nobody chexit?/ That editor – Orf with his head!”/// http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/mar/09/palace-sun-queen-backs-brexit-ipso There was an old monarch who said"Sun readers are being misledGove says … Continue reading

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Black Spider Down

The chap who is heir to the throne/ It may now be publicly known/ Would write Blair a letter/ On governing better/ Whenever he felt like a moan./// http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/may/13/prince-charles-black-spider-memos-lobbying-ministers-tony-blair The chap who is heir to the throne It may now be … Continue reading

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