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Really Awfully Topsy-turvy Rhyme


(Read on at your own peril of wild puns;  each pair’ll savage your mental stability.) A bear is not bare but is covered in hair; While beers ale and arty aren’t Bruin; [1] When bears go out badgering one might declare … Continue reading

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A REALLY AWFUL DRAGONFLY FLY-BY BYE-BYE


  ‘I thought I saw a dragon fly Out near the woods today, Which is the strongest reason why You need to keep away!’   Her warning seemed a silly thing: ‘Such insects do not scare When on the ground, or … Continue reading

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ENTERPRISES THAT REQUIRE NEW CLOTHES REALLY AWFULLY


According to Thoreau, One always needs to go Upon new enterprises in old clothes, Until you know the fit Is wrong a little bit And your old clothing such condition loathes. And I might well concur, But think I would … Continue reading

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A REALLY AWFULLY DEEP BREATH


Taking breather from their drink Three men started in to think Whether breath is in or out: ‘Out,’ said one, ‘without a doubt!’ He began to blow and spray – Nearly blew them all away – In due course, ran … Continue reading

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STARRY NIGHT:


That’s when the moon is out of sight – Not stealing all the thunder – (Though thunderclouds obscure them quite: That statement was a blunder!) For crowds of clouds mean stars are barred; The Southern Cross gets crosser; When on … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL LIMERICKS WITH CROSSED LEGS.


– I had really good intentions about blogging (again!) today, but got sidetracked into more involvement with Immy. Footloose sent a revised version of one major picture which I will need to clear background from (pity this one demands that … Continue reading

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MERRY POPOUTS WITH BROLLY AVIATION – REALLY AWFUL RHYME


–   I’ve just watched a movie wot gave us a thrill, It was quite remarkably inter-lek-chill, Our TV decoder has packed in, you see, And thus we were watching an old DVD.  In this, Julie Andrews appeared as the … Continue reading

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