The Slow Loris: a tale of a dilatory Tory.

There was a sad Tory called Boris

With the acuity of a slow loris

He just hid in his bed,

poured lies from his head

and quoted from Homer and Horace.

Notes:

Slow: from Middle English/ Old English meaning Sluggish, Inert, Slothful, Late, Tardy, Torpid, Blunt, Dull, Faint, Weak, Slack

Loris: from the Dutch, meaning Clown.

Homer and Horace: Other Classical sources are available

Other Selected (and highly selective) Synonyms for Slow:

  • Lackadaisical
  • Lethargic
  • Delaying
  • Dim
  • Idle
  • Procrastinating
  • Dilatory
  • Inactive
  • Indolent
  • Negligent
  • Unintelligent

Go on, you choose, but don’t forget today’s message to keep us all safe

Hands, Knees and Boompsadaisy

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