On his frustration with students who only cared about getting a degree:
He believed that degrees were essentia,On his opinion of the 1976 revision of the Prayer Book:
So he entered the realm of scientia,
But the books proved arcane
And, discov'ring no brain,
They conferred his degree in absentia.
There were some old clerks who said, "Oh!On his aversion to the desecration of the English language by certain feminists:
The Prayerbook's a bore and must go:
For the spirit of prayer
As to fun can't compare
With our NEW 'church variety show'."
Her unisex temper would worsen
If as chairman she wasn't 'chairperson':
She required that we ban
Those damned suffixes, 'man'-
So now she's become a woperson.