The UBS LIBOR emails... in haiku

An Occupy London protestor sits on the window ledge of an unused building owned by UBS bank on November 18, 2011 in London, England.

Those internal emails of UBS LIBOR rate-rigging do have a certain poetic ring to them...

They were just begging to placed into haiku form, don't you think?

You scratch my back, yeah?
Keep it low as possible
Do that, I'll pay you.

Try extra hard, mate.
Think of me when yur on yur
yacht in Monaco.

(Go) be a hero.
Yur bloody good at this game.
Just be careful dude.

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Jeff Horwich is the interim host of Marketplace Morning Report and a sometime-Marketplace reporter.

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