Close Shave

Why is it when
Two planes almost hit
It’s called a near miss?
That doesn’t fit
It should actually
Be called a near hit.

About the Poem

It's not really a poem about plane crashes, but about the odd idiosyncrasies of the English language.

Category

Death and Dying

Style

Rhyming Poem

Length

6 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2, KS3

Author

Paul Curtis

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