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Iowahawk: An Archbishop of Canterbury Tale (Rowan Williams lampooned in Chaucerian verse. Hoot!)
Iowahawk blog ^ | February 12, 2008 | Iowahawk "With apologies to Geoffrey Chaucer"

Posted on 02/13/2008 11:16:51 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o

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To: decimon
Of harmes two the lesse is for to cheese.

Okay, I have to admit that's what Chaucer looked like to me in high school.

51 posted on 02/13/2008 3:52:41 PM PST by hsalaw
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To: hsalaw

I took that from here: http://www.luminarium.org/medlit/chaucerquot.htm

Didn’t see anything about a moose or anyone’s sister.


52 posted on 02/13/2008 4:00:04 PM PST by decimon
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To: Mrs. Don-o; IowaHawk

Whan that Haouk of Ioway’s faire lande
Hath slain me wyth such verses from hys hande
That I upon my floore hath felle and howl-ed
Laughing withal as I rolled upon it,
My neighborman hath knocked upon my walle
And for my swift demyse did smartlye calle,
That I didst mortify his nyght’s refreshment
Whan Weems’s petard hoist him in his vestment.

Weems talked the fool in Englaunds’s sanctuary
Now spyderwebbed, where once, knights knelt to Mary
And sware to honore Cryste, the Source of Trothe;
But where a buffoon now spake shame. Forsooth!
The rowan tree itselfe would have more smarts
Than Anglica’s oulde man, emitting farts
And stinking up the place with thoughts of Satan’s.
Mayhap Weems thynkkes to merit many virgins.


53 posted on 02/13/2008 4:52:15 PM PST by Albion Wilde ("How [Obama] stumbled onto Walter Mondale's political philosophy is beyond me." —Tony Blankley)
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To: decimon

pynge


54 posted on 02/13/2008 4:53:48 PM PST by Albion Wilde ("How [Obama] stumbled onto Walter Mondale's political philosophy is beyond me." —Tony Blankley)
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To: Albion Wilde; IowaHawk; decimon; don-o

Meseems the Angle-churche hath left ye Pope
Hath left ye Catholicke Faythe and alle hoope
Hath left Reform Repentance and Reknoowne
And Right and Reason tumbled alle a-doowne

For to embrace the Musselman’s Tradition?
Yea, tis folked up past Allah recognition.


55 posted on 02/13/2008 5:33:36 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Slightly pinking in the cheeks.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Ha! Very good!


56 posted on 02/13/2008 5:54:33 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: SirKit

Ping!!


57 posted on 02/13/2008 5:55:52 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: Mrs. Don-o
Yea, tis folked up past Allah recognition.

Yegads! Mine neighbor juste hath settled back,
When Mistress Don-O hath let rippe a newe attack
Of laughter ribald. Tis a fact,
That Weems doth make an entertaining hack!

58 posted on 02/13/2008 6:13:28 PM PST by Albion Wilde ("How [Obama] stumbled onto Walter Mondale's political philosophy is beyond me." —Tony Blankley)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Ping for self-preservation. Certainly one of the funniest things I’ve ever read.


59 posted on 02/13/2008 6:53:33 PM PST by Excellence (Bacon Bits Make Great Confetti)
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To: AnAmericanMother
Cool! Brings back memories of American lit class.
60 posted on 02/13/2008 7:03:08 PM PST by Ciexyz
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To: Mrs. Don-o
I wonder if the National Review guys have seen this?
61 posted on 02/13/2008 7:07:14 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Interesting Times

This should brighten your day.


62 posted on 02/14/2008 1:00:38 AM PST by The Shrew (www.ToSetTheRecordStraight.com/www.swiftvets.com/www.wintersoldier.com-The Truth Shall Set YOU Free!)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

This is indeed a classic.


63 posted on 02/14/2008 1:21:20 AM PST by Rocky
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To: The Shrew

We are not worthy...


64 posted on 02/14/2008 6:21:42 AM PST by Interesting Times (ABCNNBCBS -- yesterday's news.)
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To: dighton
Ye Hawke hath slayne me accordynge to his custome.

Reading this one, I'm finally in actuality doing the ROTFLMAO stuff I read occurring all the time on these sites, then I get to:

101 BURMA SHAVE

... and it's Pepsi all over my keyboard! ... this whole epic!!

65 posted on 02/14/2008 8:48:16 AM PST by MozarkDawg
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To: IowaHawk; martin_fierro; Constitution Day; dighton; Tijeras_Slim
You've hit this (politically well-balanced ... believe it or not) very popular site.

Scroll down on left side to first item under "Nota Bene"

Congrats!

66 posted on 02/14/2008 10:18:47 AM PST by aculeus
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To: Mrs. Don-o

wonderful


67 posted on 02/14/2008 11:16:13 AM PST by Mercat (To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Hehehe


68 posted on 02/14/2008 1:14:34 PM PST by knighthawk (We will always remember We will always be proud We will always be prepared so we may always be free)
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To: Steve0113

super funny


69 posted on 02/15/2008 9:35:03 AM PST by nina0113 (If fences don't work, why does the White House have one?)
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