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A C Bowden #229551 08/16/19 02:09 AM
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LOCATION – LOG

A ship with a louche reputation
Was stuck in an icy location.
The captain swigged grog,
Then wrote in his log:
"We'll freeze, and then burn in damnation!"

INVENTOR – INVETERATE

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I knew an inveterate liar
Who claimed he’d perfected a fire
Bad inventor was he
For. ‘twas easy to see
Flames went two inches up and no higher.

(It goes a bit against the grain, but “five point oh eight centimeters“ just didn’t scan...)

APPETITE - AQUARIUM

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Ah, you just beat me to it! Here's what I was going to post:

An inveterate rocket inventor
Who worked at the Johnson Space Center
Denied, with a frown,
That Wernher von Braun
(Whom Hitler admired) was his mentor.

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APPETITE – AQUARIUM

Some fish are aggressive and bite,
And some have a large appetite.
Aquarium keepers
Are apt to cry "Jeepers!"
When watching them struggle and fight.

BOUNDLESS – BOWDLERIZE

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Our forebears considered it smart
To bowdlerize great works of art,
With boundless belief
In the anguish and grief
That comes from impureness of heart.

RALLY – RAMP

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One coach used to rally his team
In terms that were pretty extreme.
To ramp up the tension,
He'd frequently mention
The Devil, and give a loud scream.

PERMANENT – PERSPECTIVE

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From a strictly religious perspective,
God's permanent state is objective.
But if God doesn't change,
It seems rather strange,
For how could our prayers be effective?

LUBRICATE – LUDDITE

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I have taken the liberty of changing 'lubricate' to 'lubricant'...

To 'sabotage' meant throwing clogs
In devices, to clog up the cogs.
Some Luddites would spoil
Any lubricant oil
With beer, or the blood of dead frogs.

TENFOLD – TEQUILA

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A blend of tequila and whiskey
Can make partygoers quite frisky.
Their sense of release
Marks a tenfold increase
In their blood flow, which may be quite risky.

HAYSTACK – HEAVEN

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On seeing a haystack in Devon,
A bard wrote: "I know there's a heaven!"
Alas! Before long,
World war proved him wrong.
(He wrote it in 1911.)

BISHOP – BITTERSWEET

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