Tights

You wore tights till you were ten, They kept your goolies cosy; Now tights it seems are not for men, Unless you ride the toby*.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pc1am3KyYgA   *ride the toby – to practise highway robbery. Beale, P. (Ed.) (1984)  A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English London: Routledge. pp. 1242 'Men in tights' song … Continue reading Tights

Dovers Rovers Plovers

Nonsense Rhymes and Tongue Twisters Revisited   Mormons marry many wives How merry are those many wives? If many merry Mormons marry Can married wives make Mormons merry?   Dozy dogs of Dover Dash down Delilah’s dam Delilah drowns those dozy dogs No more dovers dashing down.   Rows of robber rovers ride, Rogue rovers … Continue reading Dovers Rovers Plovers