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From the "I wish I wrote it department..."

February 14, 2008 09:33 AM

...Iowahawk chimes in with:

Heere Bigynneth the Tale of the Asse-Hatte.

An Archbishop of Canterbury Tale

 

1  Whan in Februar, withe hise global warmynge

2  Midst unseasonabyl rain and stormynge

3  Gaia in hyr heat encourages

4  Englande folke to goon pilgrimages.

5  Frome everiches farme and shire

6  Frome London Towne and Lancanshire

7  The pilgryms toward Canterbury wended

8  Wyth fyve weke holiday leave extended

9  In hybryd Prius and Subaru

10  Off the Boughton Bypasse, east on M2.

11  Fouer and Twyntie theye came to seke

12  The Arche-Bishop, wyse and meke

13  Labouryte and hippye, Gaye and Greene

14  Anti-warre and libertyne

15  All sondry folke urbayne and progressyve

16  Vexed by Musselmans aggressyve.

17  Hie and thither to the Arche-Bishop's manse

18  The pilgryms ryde and fynde perchance

19  The hooly Bishop takynge tea

20  Whilste watching himselfe on BBC.

Read the whole thing.

Comments

This is one of the funniest/best things I've read lately.

Sincerely,

Mike McConnell

Anonymous   ·  February 14, 2008 12:26 PM

Thanks Mike. By the way, tell Willie he needs to read more blogs.

NBS   ·  February 14, 2008 01:33 PM

As my limey colleagues would say, "totally brill." Priceless. Thanks for posting that-

west bay einstein   ·  February 15, 2008 04:06 PM

Glad you liked it, WBE. I hope you read the whole thing. It's really quite good, and I particularly admire the end.

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