Ronnie Corbett receives his CBE

A short verse welcoming the news that veteran pint sized comedian Ronnie Corbett has picked up his CBE from Her Majesty the Queen.

When Ronnie Corbett picked up his medal

He bowed to the Queen, all polite and respectful.

The monarch commanded “Stand up my good man”

And Corbett replied “Ma’am, I already am”

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