The Porcupine

          What! would you slap the Porcupine? Unhappy child—desist! Alas! that any friend of mine Should turn Tupto-philist.1 To strike the creature To strike the meanest and the least Of creatures is a sin, With prickes on its skin How much more bad to beat a beast With prickles on its skin. Pictures […]

A Bovine Named Horse

Triplane image based on a public domain image by Dryke, available at

There once was a bovine named Horse, who shunned all her sisters with force. She dressed all in silk, and she wouldn’t give milk, so her beef it became the main course. More News: A Triplet of Limericks Instant, Personalised Thank You Letters A Tiger and a Killer Bee whose Home was a Cedar Pete […]

The Vulture

The Vulture eats between his meals, And that’s the reason why As well as you or I He very, very rarely feels As well as you and I. His eye is dull, his head is bald, His neck is growing thinner. Oh! what a lesson for us all To only eat at dinner! Pictures by […]

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