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Private Beetle Bailey

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Private Beetle Bailey

The infernal bane of Private Beetle Bailey,

   Is Sergeant Snorkel who pounds him daily!

      Beetle has mastered the fine art of goldbricking,

         And somehow manages to survive his daily licking!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 1/9/2013 6:39:00 PM
    Maybe he liked spankings? ;) Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 11:13:00 AM
    You're on a roll with these great clerihews lately... A very enjoyable roll, it is too... Merry Christmas... You are making the season brighter.

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 3:45:00 PM
    Did you see the one where Sarg beat him up recently. Beetle said, don't worry, I'll be back in the comic strips tomorrow. Love your clerihews Bob.

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 3:11:00 PM
    thanks for letting me know the meaning of the words. I will go a goldbricking momentarily

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 2:06:00 PM
    An excellent clerihew and I am not familiar with the term goldbricking either. love phyl

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 1:54:00 PM
    this is a really nice one. I can't remember what goldbricking is though!!

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 1:06:00 PM
    Hey..Goldbricking (haven't heard that term for a while Bob..") good fun one from you here..!

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 11:05:00 AM
    hehe, Bob, I missed this. Your wit ;) hope you are doing okay. love Wilma

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 7:19:00 AM
    oh this is good Robert, brilliant clerihew

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 10:05:00 PM
    Bob H.. ha..I love Beetle Bailey,, always good for a smile... thank you for sharing..pd

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 6:23:00 PM
    another fun comic clerihew! nice one...

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 12:48:00 PM
    This is truly awesome my friend! I really enjoyed reading this delightful and perfected poem this afternoon! What a fun loving piece, Great Work!!