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Titter Ye

The limericks you see here all started life on Twitter – love it or hate it. Here’s my response to today’s hashtag – #WhyIJoinedTwitter.   I had some spare time I could fritter/ Attempting to make people titter,/ Reporting our times/ … Continue reading

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Upper Case for Treatment

The Potus suggests that perhaps/ Rouhani should stop picking scraps,/ Not rouse U.S. ire,/ Or else he will fire/ MORE TWEETS THAT ARE WRITTEN IN CAPS!/// https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-44919772

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Not so Sweet Tweet

His racist tweet wasn’t admired/ And so humble pie was required,/ But Dear BBC,/ What we’d like to see/ Is you telling Sugar: “You’re Fired!”/// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jun/20/lord-sugar-under-fire-over-racist-senegal-world-cup-team-tweet His racist tweet wasn't admiredAnd so humble pie was required,But Dear BBC,What we'd like … Continue reading

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Snap, Crackle and Drop

The stock market value of Snap,/ A firm with a messaging app,/ Was badly depleted/ When K Jenner tweeted/ That Snapchat has got a bit crap./// The stock market value of Snap,A firm with a messaging app,Was badly depletedWhen K … Continue reading

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Young, Dumb and Full of Shit

Provocative Toadmeister Young,/ Beset by an odour that clung,/ Has now had to quit,/ Pursued by the shit/ That he himself joyfully flung./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42617922 Provocative Toadmeister Young,Beset by an odour that clung,Has now had to quit,Pursued by the shitThat he … Continue reading

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Hocus Potus

The POTUS is using his Twitter/ Increasingly as a transmitter/ To pump out fake news/ And Trumpet the views/ Of those who are racist and bitter./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42171550 The POTUS is using his TwitterIncreasingly as a transmitterTo pump out fake newsAnd … Continue reading

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Prolix Bollix

As of today, all Twitter users can have up to 280 characters instead of 140. The first limerick was written with the old limit, the second makes use of the new limit. OLD A 140-character tweet/ Is brief, to the … Continue reading

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Brevity is the Soul of Twit-

The character limit on Twitter/ Restricts how long users can witter/ Increasing the length/ May not be a strength/ And may see it go down the sh-/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41408798 The character limit on TwitterRestricts how long users can witterIncreasing the lengthMay … Continue reading

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Key Invention

There once was a little-used key/ The point of which no one could see/ Till one guy named Chris/ Said How about this?/ And #hashtag* came to be./// *pron hashtag hashtag http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/technology/twitters-hashtag-turns-ten/news-story/2fd42bc8ac9168bfd89050cb632b0d91 There once was a little-used keyThe point of … Continue reading

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Twitter Hitter

A tweet sent by President Trump/ Depicted him giving a thump/ To CNN news,/ Confirming the views/ Of those who believe him a chump./// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jul/02/trump-body-slam-cnn-tweet-violence-reporters-wrestlemania A tweet sent by President TrumpDepicted him giving a thumpTo CNN news,Confirming the viewsOf those … Continue reading

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