Daily Archives: July 21, 2012

Robert Burns

Today is the 216th anniversary of the death of Robert Burns, Scotland’s National Bard and, perhaps, most loved figure. It is clearly a moment for contemplation rather than celebration. So we simply include some words from Oor Rabbie, who believed … Continue reading

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A Duck-Billed Platitude

    AnElephantCant always avoid clichés The artist has mentioned this a million times He gets sick as a parrot All stick and no carrot But the rhymer sometimes needs one for a rhyme We know the doodler has oodles … Continue reading

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