Friday, May 20, 2011

Putting the "Doggin' Around" in Doggerel

It started the way these sort of Friday-afternoon doggerel threads usually do. An inciter who shall remain nameless noted a recent incident of the financial sector acting the way that ... well, sadly the way that we've come to expect the financial sector to act.

Except that in this case the screwing wasn't figurative.

Subject: indications that I am in the wrong line of work number 17

German insurer Munich Re held orgy for salesmen

By Stephen Evans
BBC News, Berlin

One of the biggest insurance companies in the world held a party for salesmen where they were rewarded with the services of prostitutes. The gathering was held at a thermal baths in the Hungarian capital Budapest as a reward to particularly successful salesmen....

--------- Reply from MC-D ----------

Even though they're both in sales,
Insurance men and hos, they differ:
Insurance men sell mainly hope
While hos typically deliver.

------ Reply from Patioboater -------

True Story from Detroit. More's the Pity.

I doubt this effort's scan and rhyme
But this seems like a darned good time
To tell 'bout Motown's recent case
When crooked postmen lost some face.

Here are the shocking lurid facts.
Millions for fleet repair contracts
Were swapped for nights with local strippers.
(These schlubs were quick to drop their zippers.)

Hookers galore with this disgrace.
How could these crooks keep up the pace?
Well, here's the detail that'll grab ya.
That dirty bribe came with Viagra.

--------- Reply from MC-D ----------

We know your schedule's awful busy,
So we cheer your return to the world of poesy!

------ Reply from Patioboater -------

When time to dust off my skills of poesy
What better topic than lurid idiocy?

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