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(2 stories)

When Nobby Norbert was a little boy
Had only one major future wish and desire
Blackpool Tower wanted to one day acquire
When he grew up he did buy that pylon
He thought he could not get any higher
Then to Paris and his pride it then did expire


‘Sandra, the chemist is selling surgical facemasks for 50p.’
‘I wondered where I could acquire them from.’
‘Well, you are the quartermaster, you should have been stockpiling.’
‘Even I have the odd procurement problem from time to time Tom!’