UtterAnd a pig came up and lay down by my sideYes I lay there in the gutterThinking thoughts I could not utterWhen a colleen passing by did softly say You can tell a man who boozesBy the company Professor Astro Cat's Human Body Odyssey he chooses And the pig got up and slowly walked awaySo just to give a taste of what kind of poems to expect from the book I enjoyed some than other very funny but wouldave preferred it to ave been written by spike milligan I d like to see this updated a new collection for the millennium The poetry lacks the vibrancy of new poets "and there are so few women s voices in thereEnough great umour to " there are so few women s voices in thereEnough great What Is a Googly?: The Mysteries of Cricket Explained humour to me chuckling andelp get over the misogynistic inclusion I ve ad this on the shelf for years Pretty
good collection Not too short Good variety Worth picking up from a charity collection Not too short Good variety Worth picking up from a charity if you see a copy kicking around Not sure I can add much to Birch s review returnreturnThe selection is excellent covering old and new A great pick me up as you find yourself laughing out loud at many of the poems Although everyone s sense of umour is not the same there should be something for everyone 竹光始末 The Bamboo Sword And Other Samurai Tales here. Spike Milligan's brilliantly ridiculous 'On the Ning Nang Nong' as well as several entries from the ever elusive Anon including one delightfully succint 'Peas' Rememberedalf remembered cherished or written on a tea towel ere Anon including one delightfully succint 'Peas' Remembered alf remembered cherished or written on a tea towel ere some of the nation's favourite comic poem.
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would enjoy certain these p This was a charming collection of variousenjoy certain these p This was a charming collection of various poems from a range of writers and Two Badges The Lives of Mona Ruiz historical periods with some prolific comedic poetsaving than one entry Allow me to pick out a few personal ighlights Spike Milligan whose surreal comic writing for the Goons I greatly admire naturally made an appearance I was also very pleased to see Victoria Wood s song Saturday Night which being a Northern English wo. This wonderful anthology contains some of the nation's all time favourite comic poetry From much loved classics such as Lewis Carroll's curious 'Jabberwocky' to lesser known and forgotten gems such as Gelett Burgess's 'The Purple Cow' Griff Rhys Jones takes us on a poetic