All the Clerihews on this site

Here's a complete list of all the Clerihews published on this site since we started off with our modest tribute to ECB - the Father of the Clerihew.

Raise a glass to Yuri Gagarin
Happy Birthday Nerys Hughes
An Old Man outruns Gebrselassie
Happy Birthday Sir Tom
The death of George Toupou V
Paddington is TV’s top bear
The Cheltenham Gold Cup
Head for the hills
Top 12 #poetfilms of all time
What Sir Mervyn King told the Treasury Select Committee
What made Edvard Munch scream?
Freud overjoyed
Ronnie Corbett receives his CBE
The return of Kevin Pietersen
The Ebdon Red Con
The mullahs of Iran
Dickens at 200
Chris Huhne’s High Noon
The late Sir Fred
Angelo Dundee 1921 -2012
Bonus balls
David Hockney awarded the Order of Meritt
Sculpture theft in Dulwich
Kim Jong-Il 1942-2011
Christopher Hitchens 1949 – 2011
The IMF’s leader speaks
The search for the Higgs Bosun
Christopher Logue 1926 – 2011
Vladimir Antonov resigns from Portsmouth FC
The work of the late Ken Russell
A new Q for James Bond
Jimmy Carr and the limits of bad taste comedy
Steve Coogan’s trashcan
The Damien Hirst retrospective at the Tate Modern
Basil D’Oliveira
That Martin Johnson press conference
The Axing of Shooting Stars by the BBC
Smokin’ Joe Frazier
I, Zlatan arrives in London
The task facing Lucas Papademos
News International takes a trip to Salem
A new Italian Prime Minister
A new Greek Prime Minister
The Home Secretary’s inquiry into border security
Tim Gudgin is to retire
Who is Jose Manuel Barroso?
The Salman Butt spot fixing trial
The Greek debt crisis
Iranian actress spared 90 lashes over role in Australian film
The resignation of the chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral
The mysterious death of Van Gogh
England’s exit from the Rugby World Cup
Why Wales is now better at rugby than England
The Adam Werritty affair
Paul McCartney’s wedding
On Edwina Currie’s eviction from Strictly
E. Clerihew Bentley


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