Word of the week, brought to us by Mark, is 'philippic'. According to Harry, a philippic is basically a rant in verse format.
And as Harry correctly notes, you don't see too many of them these days...
...Except for on Think of England, of course! In a shameless piece of self-publicising, here are some ToE philippics of recent times, in case you missed them:
Philippic against chavs; against reverse art snobs; against gym culture; and against DIY.