Jimmy Carr and the limits of bad taste comedy

A short verse on comedian Jimmy Carr’s defence of a series of close to the knuckle gags which have, not unexpectedly, caused offence in some quarters.

Yes, Jimmy Carr

Often takes it too far

But his jokes are intended

To excite the offended


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