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(2008) Date for "Rich Aid" concert announced as Britain's richest suffer credit crunch

Funny story: (2008) Date for "Rich Aid" concert announced as Britain's richest suffer credit crunch

Sir Bob Geldolf has come to the rescue of Britain's wealthiest men as the credit crunch begins to affect their billions of pounds. "Rich Aid" is being held in the Dog and Duck pub in Islington and will be beamed live around the world next week to...

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(2008) Treasury now wants to bail out foreign banks!

Funny story: (2008) Treasury now wants to bail out foreign banks!

There has been a 21st century epiphanenomenal revelation by President Bush and Congress that the pocket of the American taxpayer is bottomless - almost even, some are whispering, as limitless in available cash as Oprah - even after a wild Saturday ni...

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(2009) Michael Jackson Zombie Plot Foiled?

Funny story: (2009) Michael Jackson Zombie Plot Foiled?

Recently a team of scientists came to the conclusion that while the earth might survive a vampire attack, it could not survive a zombie attack. Not understanding the reasoning behind such a study, most have concluded that these men and women have...

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(2001) Hamiltons Face Fresh Sexual Deviance Charge

United Nations President Kofi Annan issued a plea for calm today amid claims that disgraced former Tory MP Neil Hamilton and his wife Christine sexually assaulted the island of Tonganoma during an official government visit in 1993.

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(2007) Africa Tired of Creating Hurricanes

Funny story: (2007) Africa Tired of Creating Hurricanes

Saheel, Africa (IP) - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that next year there may be a lack of hurricanes due to social pressures in Africa.

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(2007) Sen. Larry Craig to remain in office for his term; wastes no time introducing bill retroactively legalizing bathroom sex at Int'l airports

Funny story: (2007) Sen. Larry Craig to remain in office for his term; wastes no time introducing bill retroactively legalizing bathroom sex at Int'l airports

Washington, D.C. - After promising to resign once it was disclosed he was arrested and pleaded guilty for soliciting sex in a public restroom from an undercover policemen at an international airport, Sen. Larry Craig (Rep.) announced today he would s...

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(2001) Boy Stalked By Old Actor

Funny story: (2001) Boy Stalked By Old Actor

Police are to launch an investigation after a boy of 12 told them an elderly actor had been stalking him at a rugby match. The incident took place at Esher rugby ground in Surrey last month.

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(2011) Did two computer nerds invent Britney Spears in a science experiment?

Funny story: (2011) Did two computer nerds invent Britney Spears in a science experiment?

Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, LeAnn Rimes and many other leading pop artists are all the creation of two computer support technicians from Pittsburg, it was claimed today. In an exclusive interview in Melody Maker, Dwayne Poindexter and Dwight P. La...

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(2007) Hometrack survey says renting a house is cheaper than buying it

Funny story: (2007) Hometrack survey says renting a house is cheaper than buying it

Fat-cat boffins from York University have concluded after a year's study and free Government grants that renting a house is cheaper than buying it.

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(2007) Football Game Becomes Riot Scene

Funny story: (2007) Football Game Becomes Riot Scene

Miami, Florida (IP) - A football game between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins turned into an all out riot Sunday which ended only when the National Guard was called in by Governor Crist.

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(2008) Ocain and McBama Show off their Planes!

Funny story: (2008) Ocain and McBama Show off their Planes!

Senator Obama has been showing off his new campaign plane "Air Change One" to all his friends. The state-of-the-art jet airliner has the latest in telepathy navigation: Senator Obama wears a special Blue Tooth, and at a moment's notice, as the whim...

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(2001) NHS - Government Resolute On Overseas Treatment

Funny story: (2001) NHS - Government Resolute On Overseas Treatment

Prime Minister Tony Blair today defended his government's apparent U-turn on allowing NHS patients to be treated abroad. "We are a pan European community," said Mr Blair. "Why shouldn't patients be treated in Germany or Franc...

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(2007) O'Brien Arc desperation tactics as Zambezi Sun shines

Funny story: (2007) O'Brien Arc desperation tactics as Zambezi Sun shines

Ballydoyle - (Disaster Mess): Trainer Aidan O'Brien is in desperation overload to win Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and is saddling four contenders for the Longhamps showdown amid a wall of money coming in to back local hero Zambezi...

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(2010) U.S. Drones Target Governors and Celebrities Whose 15 Minutes are Over

Funny story: (2010) U.S. Drones Target Governors and Celebrities Whose 15 Minutes are Over

The Department of Defense flatly denied any plans yesterday, to use U.S. armed drones in the targeting of washed up politicians and celebrities who continue to demand attention and spin in news cycle, when their day in the sun is clearly over. Emp...

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(2009) Letterman Weighs in on Charges of Sexual Impropriety

Funny story: (2009) Letterman Weighs in on Charges of Sexual Impropriety

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - David Letterman chose the Arby's on SW 41st Avenue in the city of his birth to reflect to a hastily-gathered, exclusive group of reporters about the charges of sexual impropriety that have recently plagued him. Smells of th...

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(2001) Coffee Remains Unmade As Intern Numbers Fall

Funny story: (2001) Coffee Remains Unmade As Intern Numbers Fall

The National intern shortage worsened last night as new appointments fell for the third time in as many months.

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(2001) Foot And Mouth Crisis Thickens

Funny story: (2001) Foot And Mouth Crisis Thickens

Cumbria farmer Arthur Sidebottom today shocked the agricultural community by suggesting radical reforms as the county's farmers prepare to restock their farms following the foot-and-mouth crisis.

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(2010) Bob Dylan Music Introduced To Youth By Indie Artists Gets All Screwed Up!

Funny story: (2010) Bob Dylan Music Introduced To Youth By Indie Artists Gets All Screwed Up!

According to a news release, a new project aimed to introduce Bob Dylan's music to young people by having buzz-worthy indie artists cover one of his best-known albums in a digital-only format has been quickly withdrawn and destroyed. Apparently a...

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(2011) Intelligent Design start a kids club

Funny story: (2011) Intelligent Design start a kids club

The Discovery Institute, the For Prophets organisation set up to preach and teach about intelligent design, has decided the time is right for a junior wing to the movement after repeated failures to convince anybody with an IQ above minus fifty that...

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(2009) Roman Polanski Rape Comedy Set For Xmas Release

Funny story: (2009) Roman Polanski Rape Comedy Set For Xmas Release

Good news for devotees of noted locked-up film director Roman Polanski as his latest movie is set for a December release. It's a comedy based around a rape, and is somewhat autobiographical in concept. Polanski remains in protective police custody...

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(2016) God Seen Wearing Vikings Jersey For First Time Since 2009

Funny story: (2016) God Seen Wearing Vikings Jersey For First Time Since 2009

Minneapolis, MN-Following the Minnesota Vikings recent strong start to the NFL season, The Lord himself has been seen wearing a Vikings jersey, something not reported since the 2009 season in which Brett Favre lead the team to the NFC Championship Ga...

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(2009) Detroit Lions' Only Fan Calls It Quits After Sunday's Crushing Defeat

Funny story: (2009) Detroit Lions' Only Fan Calls It Quits After Sunday's Crushing Defeat

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - When the Detroit Lions had their first win in nearly two years - a 19-14 defeat of the Washington Redskins on September 27 - Harry Havisham was there to rejoice in the moment. In fact, he was the only fan in Ford Field that day,...

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