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    By our librarian, who mistakenly took the wrong toner when I was away...

    Whilst I was away from the school at a job interview, our librarian needed a new toner. She picked out the wrong one, and this is the poem she wrote of the event.

    Best read in a southwest accent.

    ODE TO TONER

    My printer needed toner; I knew what I must do,
    For Tony was in distant parts to start his life anew.

    I wandered to the cupboard so I wouldn’t be a bother
    But instead of getting Epson, I alighted on a Brother!

    I took it from its packet and to the library flew,
    But though I had the cyan, I still was feeling blue!

    I realised my error, I had the perfect hue,
    But a Brother ain’t an Epson, so what’s a girl to do?

    I returned it to its wrapper, replaced it on the shelf,
    I closed the door behind me and then removed myself.

    But my conscience kept on pricking me; I knew that I’d been bad,
    ‘Cos you mess with Tony’s toner and all you’ll feel is sad!

    And so I keep on ‘cyan’, for how things might have been
    If I hadn’t been a plonker, and kept my fingers clean!

    So please, forgive me Tony, I didn’t mean to do it’
    But when it comes to toner..........I think I went and ‘blue’ it!!!!

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    That's brilliant!

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    That ... IS ... SOOO ....GOOOD!!!

    Did she come up with that randomly?

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    If you read it in a Pam Ayres style, it is brilliant!

    +1 rep for your librarian!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SW-ICT View Post
    That ... IS ... SOOO ....GOOOD!!!

    Did she come up with that randomly?
    Yeah, she does things like that randomly. She's awesome.

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    Haha she should teach English I recon.

    Butuz

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    Is there some way we can +REP the librarian

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    Superb.

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    That's fantastic. Most staff would have just blamed me for having the wrong toner in stock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by siuko View Post
    Is there some way we can +REP the librarian
    Yeah, you'll have to pass on how impressed we all are...she's published now

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    Awesome!

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    +1 for the librarian, I too read it in a Pam Ayres style excellent

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    Brilliant if only all staff were so creative! Admission to taking something, humbleness, and an explanation all in one very well written poem - she should be published!

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    Very good! pass the +rep onto the librarian for me

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    aww librarians are always the nicest!

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