Useless Information

Liechtenstein made black false choppers;
Faulkner painted walls for cash;
baby lice are nymphs; and "coppers"
copped or caught their rogues; the Ash
in Wednesday is burned-up palm, and
the vulture's sacred if you're Mars;
Italians grow the sweeter almond;
the white dwarfs are the smaller stars;
a life of Riley should read Reilly;
Georgie Fame sang "dewlap bag",
instead of burlap bag; George Smiley
taught some Keats; the Austrian flag
is red, white, red; first garden city
was Letchworth; haggis came from France;
Harold Jenkins? Conway Twitty;
the saraband's a Spanish dance.

From the book Rime Present