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Mantel Piece

A popular author named Hilary/ Was put in a media pillory/ For saying of Thatcher/ She itched to dispatch ‘er/ But lacked the required artillery./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/hilary-mantel-should-be-investigated-by-police-over-margaret-thatcher-assassination-story-says-lord-bell-9746747.html A popular author named Hilary Was put in a media pillory For saying of Thatcher She itched … Continue reading

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Dead Lines: Limerick Obituaries 2013

HERE ARE SOME OF THE PEOPLE WHO LEFT US THIS YEAR, REMEMBERED IN LIMERICK FORM: Nelson Mandela (July 1918-December 2013) So RIP Nelson Mandela A quite incomparable fella Though back in the day They locked him away Today his approval … Continue reading

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Death Tax

Margaret Thatcher’s ending Left many folk uncomprehending. Her final farewell Involved, strange to tell, 10 million in government spending. /// http://uk.news.yahoo.com/protesters-rail-over-funeral-cost-082741977.html#dQKCFbb https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/324635107547824129

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Ding Dong Which Witch is Dead?

The BBC saw it as wrong  To play us a very old song That suddenly charted When Thatcher departed Provoking a right old ding dong. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/apr/14/thatcher-ding-dong-charts https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/323511200350613508

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Thatcher Dispatched

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher/ A leader of eminent stature/ Whose rule was decisive/ But also divisive/ Could not overrule the dispatcher. ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/321297733916966912

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How now, Geoffrey Howe?

There once was a fellow called Howe/Told Thatcher she oughta allow/Liverpool to go under/Perhaps little wonder/He doesn’t remember that now. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/dec/30/thatcher-government-liverpool-riots-1981?intcmp=239

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Ex-PMs’ Exes

Thatcher & Major & Blair/Get rather a generous share/Of the wealth of the land/Claiming 100s of grand/Just for answering letters – unfair! http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/oct/28/margaret-thatcher-expenses-claim?newsfeed=true

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