Really Awfully Sheep-shape


Fat sheepDo knit keep –

Wool be said –

Female sheep,Fat sheep

Overfed

~~~

Baa gain thatFat sheep

   You thus choose,

                                Is a fat

Fat sheep                              Lot of ewes

 

© Colonialist October 2013 (WordPress)

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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. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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32 Responses to Really Awfully Sheep-shape

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

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  2. hugmamma says:

    Funny, fat, female…fluff balls. 🙂

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  3. Colline says:

    A good laugh 😀

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  4. Sonel says:

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

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  5. Harmony says:

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

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  6. I’ll pretend I understand 😉

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

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  8. Marco says:

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

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  9. bulldog says:

    Sorry Col… you lost me on this one…

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    • 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?

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      • 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.

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        • 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.

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  10. 68ghia says:

    Allrighty then 😉

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