funny verse based on a headline

The Wall Street Journal  – May 15, 2018

Disenchanted or just plain turned off online dating, people are finding love and romance in other corners of the Internet. Platforms designed for networking, gaming, blogging, answering questions and even making lists are doing unintended double duty a matchmakers.

In the dater’s web world
Those who wish to commune
Meet “on the same page,”
(Hope “they’re playing our tune.”)

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The Wall Street Journal – May 9, 2018

The value of investments by public pension funds declined last quarter, widening the gap between what these funds say they will return and what they actually make.

It’s troubling when a PENSION fund,

Mophs into a TENSION fund.

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The Wall Street Journal – April 27, 2018

The new therapies deliver gene or gene altered cells to tackle some of the hardest to treat diseases, including in children. They come in at a high price: Novartis AG listed it’s newly approved self therapy for cancer at $475,000.

Genetically based, new forms of caregiving,
May greatly inflate “the cost of living.”

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The Wall Street Journal – April 28–29, 2018

Productivity gurus and complex apps…are here to help.

A long to-do LIST: it’s easy to accrue it.

The problem is that you’re supposed to DO IT.

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NPR – January 8, 2018

The legal saga of the monkey selfie continues: On Wednesday, a federal judge said the macaque who famously snapped a picture of himself cannot be declared the owner of the image’s copyright.

A judgement rendered in this legal quiz.

Such refreshingly silly monkey biz.

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