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Topic: Nonsense Poems and Prose
Posted: Sunday, February 25, 2018 5:01:05 AM
Thank you Drag0. This reminds me of parts of my long-lost youth, when I enjoyed - among others - the music of the Small Faces, especially their album 'Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake', which included the story of Happiness Stan.

I love Unwinese, although I only understand about half of it, hobbery hobbery.

Here's his his rendition of that story.
Here's also a recording ('Just the words') with considerably better sound quality.

Edit: Oops. When I saw Unwin in Drag0nspeaker's post, my mind immediately carried me away back to the Sixties that I didn't even finish reading. I would have seen him mention that very thing. Sorry.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Topic: change one letter game
Posted: Sunday, February 25, 2018 1:56:09 AM
I'd love to have a bucket of beer at my beck and call each Saturday.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Topic: Haiku Fun
Posted: Saturday, February 24, 2018 4:18:02 AM
Quick, sip it instead.
It'll sure be worth your while,
and a few quid, too.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Topic: change one letter game
Posted: Saturday, February 24, 2018 4:13:43 AM
Infamous, I'd say, because her being a teetotaller, there's a surprising lack of cherries soaked in Kirsch, a disgrace.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Topic: Change Two Letters game
Posted: Saturday, February 24, 2018 4:07:31 AM
flask

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Topic: GAME: Change 3 of 6 letters now
Posted: Saturday, February 24, 2018 3:59:51 AM
intend

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Topic: Change 3 or 4 of 7
Posted: Saturday, February 24, 2018 3:55:40 AM
nappies

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Topic: the inmates are running the asylum
Posted: Saturday, February 24, 2018 3:52:39 AM
They've even taken over the White House and are about to arm many teachers.
I'm sure nurses and doctors in hospitals as well as people in public transport will follow soon. Let's not forget employees of cinemas, theatres, supermarkets and banks.
MAGA! Hail to the NRA! Great patriots. Brick wall Brick wall Brick wall

When will Americans get rid of that lunatic?

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Topic: Nonsense Poems and Prose
Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018 4:28:37 PM
One of my (English language)* favourites is a poem by John Lennon, taken from his book 'A Spaniard In The Works', (1965):

The Fat Budgie

I have a little budgie
He is my very pal
I take him walks in Britain
I hope I always shall.

I call my budgie Jeffrey
My grandads name's the same
I call him after grandad
Who had a feathered brain.

Some people don't like budgies
The little yellow brats
They eat them up for breakfast
Or give them to their cats.

My uncle ate a budgie
It was so fat and fair.
I cried and called him Ronnie
He didn't seem to care

Although his name was Arthur
It didn't mean a thing.
He went into a petshop
And ate up everything.

The doctors looked inside him,
To see what they could do,
But he had been too greedy
And died just like a zoo.

My Jeffrey chirps and twitters
When I walk into the room,
I make him scrambled egg on toast
And feed him with a spoon.

He sings like other budgies
But only when in trim
But most of all on Sunday
Thats when I plug him in.

He flies about the room sometimes
And sits upon my bed
And if he's really happy
He does it on my head.

He's on a diet now you know
From eating ear too much
They say if he gets fatter
He'll have to wear a crutch.

It would be funny wouldn't it
A budgie on a stick
Imagine all the people
Laughing till they're sick.

So that's my budgie Jeffrey
Fat and yellow too
I love him more than daddie
And I'm only thirty two.


* I know bundles in German, but like most poems, these are very hard to translate adequately. Maybe later. Think


I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Topic: Association with no common consonants
Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018 3:51:37 PM
hibernate

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)

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