These three letters are my gift to you
But, use them wisely whatever you do
Ish was born in merry England of old
The suffix is sly when its meanings unfold
It prays on naivety to get its meaning across
Ish’s gain could very well be your loss
“Insert Sarcasm Here” is its acronym when you text
And while you’re pondering that, let me tell you what’s next
So that rap songs are able to play on the air
A slang was created to edit when they swear
The words are jumbled, making the song now legit
You guessed it, ish is rap lingo for *#!%
And now, the ishs you’ve been waiting for
Keep this one your back pocket and with people you’ll score
It lessens the intensity when added to a word
It’s not really a lie, just an opinion blurred
“…It’s a bit smallish…”, “…She looks youngish…”, you respond with confidence
Knowing full well you’ll never be accused of false pretense
I’ve saved the very best for last
Of this one, I’m a real enthusiast
“I’ll be ready at sixish”, you say with a smile
Your partner’s scratching his/her head wondering all the while
Are we coming or going? Do we even have a date?
Will we be arriving early or be fashionably late?
So, gather your ishs and dole them out where you may
And remember, it’s not what you think, it’s what you say
Shout out: to my Sun City posse for their ish inspiration.
I do love my ishs and the freedom they bring! Thanks for the best giggle of the day.
If I’ve made you laugh, then my work here is done!