Really Awfully Sheep-shape

Fat sheepDo knit keep –

Wool be said –

Female sheep,Fat sheep



Baa gain thatFat sheep

   You thus choose,

                                Is a fat

Fat sheep                              Lot of ewes


© Colonialist October 2013 (WordPress)


About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
This entry was posted in Colonialist, verse, writing, music composition, fantasy, Africa, journal., Humour, Language, Nonsense verse, Really Awful Rhyme and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

32 Responses to Really Awfully Sheep-shape

  1. 😀 Should I ever own sheep I will keep this sage advice in mind, Col.


  2. hugmamma says:

    Funny, fat, female…fluff balls. 🙂


  3. Colline says:

    A good laugh 😀


  4. Sonel says:

    Just like Michelle I’ll also pretend to understand Col. You got me here too. 😀


  5. Harmony says:

    Your shear determination to keep us sheep-shape is ewe-inspiring! 😉 Baaa!


  6. I’ll pretend I understand 😉


  7. Great fun. Your “really awful” posts are a must-read for me.


  8. Marco says:

    Hehehe glad you explained that one. The sheep pic is adorable – you get bonus likes for that


  9. bulldog says:

    Sorry Col… you lost me on this one…


    • colonialist says:

      *worried* You do get it really, don’t you – or is it one of these things that turns into gibberish when it crosses the Atlantic?


      • nrhatch says:

        It’s got a nice beat, and the sheep are cute, but I really don’t get it. Maybe the wool between my ears is too dense today? Or maybe I’m on the wrong side of the Atlantic.


        • colonialist says:

          OK – the first stanza is an injunction not to keep female sheep overfed.
          Then the second one has the double meaning of the gain of the Baa (in weight) as a bargain, as being a fat lot of use – which is no use whatsoever in colloquial speech.


  10. 68ghia says:

    Allrighty then 😉


You have the right to remain silent - but please don't!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s