~~binGoogle~~

3 Feb

Once again I am attempting format poetry. This is called a Clerihew. Needless to say, our very own princess of poetry Megzy is to be accredited for introducing this form of poetry to me.

Here are the features of a Clerihew:-

  1. They are four lines long.
  2. The first and second lines rhyme with each other, and the third and fourth lines rhyme with each other.
  3. The first line names a person, and the second line ends with something that rhymes with the name of the person.
  4. A clerihew should be funny.

The ongoing controversy between Bing and Google after the accusation made by Google that Bing is capturing click-thrus to Google search was the immediate topic that came to my mind. I know that Bing and/or Google are not persons. But, fictitiously, let us assume them to be two boxers in the ring. 😀 I am writing two Clerihews – one accusing Bing of cheating and the second a sort of retort to the same. So here it goes..

Here goes the Ding Dong Bing!

Upon which Google ran a sting.

And that just made them spill some beans,

of poaching searches and faulty means 😛

************

Shot back a reply retorting Google,

Bing searches fair, it does not smuggle.

The road to searching is full of thorns,

The giants of the game, pointing horns. 😀

 

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6 Responses to “~~binGoogle~~”

  1. Sree February 3, 2011 at 10:24 am #

    Lol..good one! 🙂

    • Himanshu February 3, 2011 at 10:32 am #

      Thanks Sree 🙂

  2. Jayesh Nachnani February 3, 2011 at 11:20 am #

    Hehe…that’s funny 😀

    I especially liked ‘The road to searching is full of thorns’ lol

    • Himanshu February 3, 2011 at 1:25 pm #

      Thanks once again. Glad to know that you liked the line..

  3. Dishit D February 5, 2011 at 1:01 pm #

    hehe…nice one!

    • Himanshu February 16, 2011 at 8:11 pm #

      Thanks Dish!

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