Nouveau Riche

for Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 21 November 2020, temerity.

A grocer began to stock limes,
He priced what it cost by ten times,
His brazen temerity,
Increased his prosperity,
But his customers thought it a crime!

Author: Mister Bump UK

Designed/developed IT systems for banks, but had a stroke in 2016, aged 48. Returned to developing from home, plus do some voluntary work. Married, with a grown-up, left-home daughter.

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