Mobile’ Phones and Sparrows at Football Matches

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 “From Crystal Palace
And up to ‘Arrer
I used to hear the cockney sparrer
But just like silence
On a train ride home
It’s been killed off by the mobile ‘phone.”



Some doggerel about the demise of the sparrow and the possible links with the rise of the mobile telephone mast: heard the feature on Radio 4.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/mobile-phones-and-sparrows-at-football-matches/