Thy name held in esteem by the speakers of the Queen’s tongue
Non-native speakers have also over the centuries of thee praises sung
But a curse upon colonial students art thou
If only you were to reflect how
The grief that your works upon us has bestowed
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The Deliciousness of Words – 7

In continuation from earlier… here are some words which have struck a chord with me. I’m going to post them a couple at a time, with explanations, for you to savour. 

And guys, feel free to contribute some more for me to compile, yes?>

This week, is it just me, or are there others who go this sequence at some social occasions? 🙂

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Last night I couldn’t sleep,
I tried counting sheep
To many rams, I added as many ewes
But the total still didn’t reach zzzzz

I started at the beginning
Lined them up in a queue
One by one, they jumped over the fence
Each one muttering, “damn you!”

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