14 March 2013


Floors swept during Brad’s road conditions report 
The Beatles 1964 hit ‘I Wanna Hold Your Hand’ 
playing on radio greeted with ‘thanks you pillick’; 
Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr, if you give a shit) is 
visiting Godzone.  -  His most recent trip doesn’t 
create interest amongst us 1960’s types yet word 
derivation of ‘pillick’ takes centre stage - as if it 
matters more than Ringo’s supposed ‘fame’

Of ‘pillicock’ Scandinavian origin, penis, formerly 
pillock, Cockney version ‘pillick’ good as it gets, 
sees this Livipudlian wrung out in an over-rated 
limp-dick wake we’d guess, if politic to make a 
point about things not standing on tacit merits too 
long after the real legend ended 
© 11 February 2013, I. D. Carswell