John Thorkild Ellison (17/04/51 / Edinburgh)
Mendacious, subtle semantic schemers,
What is your excuse?
You have no practical, down-to-earth use,
The language suffers such abuse
At your hands, and what is worse
Nobody understands your verse! !
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