John Thorkild Ellison

Rookie - 103 Points (17/04/51 / Edinburgh)

A Ballad of Aberdeen (Mild Green Vipers)


The mild green vipers of Aberdeen
Are often heard but seldom seen.
They hiss like a kettle when it boils
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  • Rookie - 4 Points Martin O'Neill (3/26/2012 1:30:00 PM)

    Marvellous! I love the dry conspiratorial humour of this. I shall have to ask my Scottish workmates if they have ever seen them! (Report) Reply

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