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Issue 5

Inadvertent Doggerel, Falling Leaves, Acronyms, Germany Then and Now, Libraries, Orchestral Complaint, Macrobius all get Emily Bronto's applause

In this issue Bikwil features Inadvertent Doggerel, Falling Leaves, Acronyms, Germany Then and Now, Libraries, Orchestral Complaint, Macrobius

Contents of Issue 5 (January 1998)
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Immolation Imminent — Tony Rogers
Editorial announcing that the November 1998 Issue will be devoted to composer Richard Wagner
Inadvertent Doggerel — Tony Rogers
"The Victorian era seems to have been peculiarly prone to fits of unconscious bad verse composition."
Funny, isn't it, how in Victorian literature there thrived some grotesquely crummy poetry?
Quintessential Quirky Quotes
Comic and Classic, from Everywhere and Everywhen
Falling Leaves — Bet Briggs
An autumnal poem
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like — Harlish Goop
Acronyms
Germany, Then and Now — The Man from Abdera
"It will take a few years more to have real unification where Germans can be confident of meeting each other with no hidden baggage."
An Aussie immigrant revisits the land of his birth
Web Line — Tony Rogers
"The decades-old dream of access to the world’s library catalogues from home is now surely, but slowly, coming true."
Internet access to libraries
Orchestral Complaint — Katisha
Some verses from a former member of the "I'm-Sorry-I'll-Play-That-Again" Orchestra
From the Back Verandah — Fizzgig
Has humourist Frank Muir unearthed the oldest joke in a European language?

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