Wednesday, April 8, 2015

G. E. M. ANSCOMBE (1919-2001)

[This must be read in an American accent.]

It was Anscombe who liked reading psalms,
And returning her income as alms.
And when Harry Truman
Did something inhuman,
She inveighed against nuclear bombs.

1 comment:

  1. The last line only scans if you mispronounce 'nuclear' in the style of George Bush.