The Fable of Mabel's Table

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  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth Mystery Worship Editor
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show

  • DardaDarda Shipmate
    edited April 12
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow

  • FirenzeFirenze Shipmate, Host Emeritus
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    While a-singing 'Yo ho ho'
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    @Firenze

    You're about four posts behind. Care to take another shot?
  • EnochEnoch Shipmate
    edited April 12
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well, no.

  • Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe


  • Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe
    Punch to head, body blow
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe
    Punch to head, body blow
    Acted by Marcel Marceau

  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth Mystery Worship Editor
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe
    Punch to head, body blow
    Acted by Marcel Marceau --
    A mime? Oh no! Oh no!
  • Nick TamenNick Tamen Shipmate
    edited April 12
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe
    Punch to head, body blow
    Acted by Marcel Marceau --
    A mime? Oh no! Oh no!
    And worse, a mime who loves slo-mo

  • jrwjrw Shipmate
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe
    Punch to head, body blow
    Acted by Marcel Marceau --
    A mime? Oh no! Oh no!
    And worse, a mime who loves slo-mo
    "Quick! Run! It's Marcel! Faster, bro!"
  • Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe
    Punch to head, body blow
    Acted by Marcel Marceau --
    A mime? Oh no! Oh no!
    And worse, a mime who loves slo-mo
    Hating mimes, Chuck him off a cliff did throw
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe
    Punch to head, body blow
    Acted by Marcel Marceau --
    A mime? Oh no! Oh no!
    And worse, a mime who loves slo-mo
    Hating mimes, Chuck him off a cliff did throw
    But Marcel was heard to crow:
  • Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe
    Punch to head, body blow
    Acted by Marcel Marceau --
    A mime? Oh no! Oh no!
    And worse, a mime who loves slo-mo
    Hating mimes, Chuck him off a cliff did throw
    But Marcel was heard to crow:
    Watch out my friend, here comes snow
  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth Mystery Worship Editor
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe
    Punch to head, body blow
    Acted by Marcel Marceau --
    A mime? Oh no! Oh no!
    And worse, a mime who loves slo-mo
    Hating mimes, Chuck him off a cliff did throw
    But Marcel was heard to crow:
    Watch out my friend, here comes snow
    And lo! The ghost of Jacques Cousteau!
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    Chuck Norris, mates in tow,
    Observes the winds to blow
    While standing on tiptoe
    Set a bomb and then he go
    Off to practice taekwondo
    In downtown Kokomo.
    There, the Beach Boys do a show
    Audience dancing to and fro
    "Sloop John B" played sad and slow
    Who's Norris? Heard of him? Well no.
    B-movie actor in some show
    With Asian bad guys as his foe
    Punch to head, body blow
    Acted by Marcel Marceau --
    A mime? Oh no! Oh no!
    And worse, a mime who loves slo-mo
    Hating mimes, Chuck him off a cliff did throw
    But Marcel was heard to crow:
    Watch out my friend, here comes snow
    And lo! The ghost of Jacques Cousteau!
    Snorkling up from deep below

  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth Mystery Worship Editor
    I'm as guilty as anyone for letting the scansion run amok, so time to start a new rhyme.

    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
  • Nick TamenNick Tamen Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
  • And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
  • And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun

  • Then Chuck and Marcel did come
  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth Mystery Worship Editor
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come

    Near rhyme, but I'm in a generous mood this morning. Getting it back on track . . .

    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun

  • Nick TamenNick Tamen Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun




  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth Mystery Worship Editor
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
  • jrwjrw Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    Jacques Cousteau made a pun
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One

  • And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
  • jrwjrw Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
    Would seem this thread is done
  • Amanda B ReckondwythAmanda B Reckondwyth Mystery Worship Editor
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
    Would seem this thread is done.
    And cannot be undone.

    [Perhaps a kindly host would close it for us . . . ?]
  • Nick TamenNick Tamen Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
    Would seem this thread is done
    And this odd fable spun
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
    Would seem this thread is done
    And this odd fable spun
    Until the mods shall shun
  • And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
    Would seem this thread is done
    And this odd fable spun
    Until the mods shall shun
    and a new rhyme gets begun

  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
    Would seem this thread is done
    And this odd fable spun
    Until the mods shall shun
    and a new rhyme gets begun
    by a wannabe John Donne


  • Rufus T FireflyRufus T Firefly Shipmate
    edited April 15
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
    Would seem this thread is done
    And this odd fable spun
    Until the mods shall shun
    and a new rhyme gets begun
    by a wannabe John Donne
    But where is Henry Crun?
  • And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
    Would seem this thread is done
    And this odd fable spun
    Until the mods shall shun
    and a new rhyme gets begun
    by a wannabe John Donne
    But where is Henry Crun?
    Mabel killed him with a gun
  • stetsonstetson Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
    Would seem this thread is done
    And this odd fable spun
    Until the mods shall shun
    and a new rhyme gets begun
    by a wannabe John Donne
    But where is Henry Crun?
    Mabel killed him with a gun
    Thus was the battle won


  • jrwjrw Shipmate
    And Mabel, just for fun,
    Served up a buttered bun
    And ate it on the run
    Hidden in it, bullets and gun
    Dedicated to the sun
    But pointed at some wayward nun
    Then Chuck and Marcel did come.
    But this has just begun
    And I fear that this may stun
    Some crazed rampaging Hun,
    Not Father, Ghost and Son.
    For the blessed Three-In-One
    Who hate the fools that pun
    Would seem this thread is done
    And this odd fable spun
    Until the mods shall shun
    and a new rhyme gets begun
    by a wannabe John Donne
    But where is Henry Crun?
    Mabel killed him with a gun
    Thus was the battle won
    But Henry weighed a ton
  • PigletPiglet All Saints Host, Circus Host
    [Perhaps a kindly host would close it for us . . . ?]

    Your wish is my command, Miss Amanda.

    Thread closed.

    Piglet, Circus host
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