Tuesday, April 30, 2013

not a paternal bone in my body...

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when my wife bore me
a son, I bore her a loft -
then hid there for years...

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('Anything for a Quiet Life': 17 Syllables)

Monday, April 29, 2013

the speed of sound asleep...

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"keep going, keep going!" - the
slower you breathethe faster
you're asleep..."run, run!"...

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('fast' is fine - 'dead fast' best avoided)











('The human race: a marathon, not a sprint': 17 Syllables)

Sunday, April 28, 2013

now you see them, now you...still see them...

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ants can be seen on
margarine...and somite a
termite on marmite...

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('Bedsteads & Bread Spreads': 17 Syllables)

Saturday, April 27, 2013

"we haven't a clue," shrug the detectives...

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who in his right mind
would ever want to private
eyes the police force?...

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('Private Eyes': 17 Syllables)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

a drinking bout...

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The first round was Mike's,
so I asked for a punch. There
was no second round...

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('Bowled Over': 17 Syllables)

Sunday, April 21, 2013

dinner doggerel...

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"washed your hands yet, kids? -
it's German Shepherd's Pie...now
then, who wants a leg?"...

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('A Dog's Dinner': 17 Syllables)

Saturday, April 20, 2013

death wish...

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great news! pessimists
die earlier! - but I bet that
doesn't include me...

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(17 Syllables)

Thursday, April 18, 2013

marriage - it's murder...

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when you're married, "on
a promise" just means she swears
she's going to kill you...

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(17 Syllables)

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

a woman can dream, right?...

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"will you marry me?"
sure has a nice ring to it -
(well, it better have!)

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('Dangle Those Carats, Baby': 17 Syllables)

Saturday, April 13, 2013

what's in a name?...

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if every man's an
island, then Jamaica is
Bob, and not Mali...

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('Bob Marley': 17 Syllables)

Thursday, April 11, 2013

no bigger star...

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when Gulliver sang,
he held the audience in
the palm of his hand...

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(well, it was pretty big, and it saved on seats)












('It's a Small World': 17 Rather Sillybles)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

5' 10'' - the height of absurdity...

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according to my
BMI chart, my weight's fine -
I'm just a foot short...

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('Wishful Thinking': 17 Syllables)

Sunday, April 7, 2013

I'd down THEM in one...

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If there's one thing I
can't stand, it's aggressive drunks.
Beer bellicose tw*ts...

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('Beer Bellies': 17 Syllables)

Saturday, April 6, 2013

a fan laments...

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The whole damned team's as
daft as a brush. And not one
of them a sweeper...

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- it's a football thing...












('Putting the Arse into Arsenal': 17 Syllables)

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

on the road again...

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Straight rockers tend to
tour in vans. Gay ones, too - but
theirs are camper vans...

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(17 Syllables)

Monday, April 1, 2013

a cheap shot (or a burger?)

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seems I've spent half my
life in the Free World in chains:
McDonald's...Starbucks...

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(17 Syllables)