US boffins have shown that pigs can use a digital screen and joystick, operated by their snout, to move a cursor around for rewards

So pigs, if they’re given joysticks
Can be taught to do several tricks
On a computer screen
It remains to be seen
What problems this news may now fix

John Moynes

Pic: Candice Croney

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19 thoughts on “A Limerick A Day

      1. ian-oh

        Hey, what happened to the ability to correct a post? I should of course have said ‘Gammons’ but now, well its gone….

        ”All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.”

  1. Rob_G

    Man, people shouldn’t eat pigs. Or octopuses.

    (Well, people shouldn’t eat animals full stop – but especially these two).

          1. bisted

            …great bit of alliteration from Broadsheet yesterday…addressed to Dev by FGs Dillon…but…sure they’re all on the same side now…

        1. scottser

          jaysus rob, you’d deny the nation a ham sandwich? lesser suggestions have been deemed treasonous you know..

          1. ian-oh

            Don’t let Gemma O’Doherty hear about this, she will be all up in your face for her black pudding and rashers.

            Although based on her mental state, she would probably be harassing Holland & Barretts for not stocking pork belly.

          2. Janet, dreams of an alternate universe

            I just had an image of her hitting people in the face with a big black sausage

          3. bisted

            …wasn’t there a song once:
            WPC Sadie Stic
            Hit me again with your big black stick…
            …maybe more common than we imagine…or maybe an English thing…I’ll ask Charger…

          4. ian-oh

            Surely she would more inclined to a bit of white pudding?

            Although Johns is likely translucent at this stage.

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