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(2008) Report Ties Ruth to Baseball's 'Steroids Era'

Former Senator George J. Mitchell released a blistering report Thursday that tied 89 Major League Baseball players, including Babe Ruth and Roger Clemens, to the use of illegal, performance-enhancing substances. The report used informant testimony an...

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(2009) Ferguson to decide Premier League Fixtures next season

Funny story: (2009) Ferguson to decide Premier League Fixtures next season

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is to decide the entire premier league fixture programme according to a statement released today. The 9 time league winner has shown much displeasure at this seasons fixture list protesting that it left Uni...

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(2008) Man snubbed for paying with cash

Funny story: (2008) Man snubbed for paying with cash

NEW ORLEANS - A local man has contacted the American Civil Liberties Union after he was snubbed by a clerk when he paid for Saints merchandise with cash.

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(2010) Bad Darts Organisation

Funny story: (2010) Bad Darts Organisation

Darts fans who have been watching the PDC World Darts Championship from Alexandra Palace in London which was won by Phil The Power Taylor have been treated to the best quality darts in any darts competition ever as there were over 500 scores of 180,...

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(2018) Steve Bannon wins next series of The World's Biggest Loser

Funny story: (2018) Steve Bannon wins next series of The World's Biggest Loser

Steve Bannon, Donald Trump's cackling Gollum figure is all set to win the next series of televisual entertainment smorgasbord 'The World's Biggest Loser'. The hirsute buffoon has been nominated by Donald 'Teflon' Trump, who's arms and tiny hands g...

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(2007) Democratic Congress Passes Law Requiring All Supreme Court Justices Get Drug Tested

Funny story: (2007) Democratic Congress Passes Law Requiring All Supreme Court Justices Get Drug Tested

The democratic congress didn't waste any time getting started today when they passed legislation requiring all Supreme Court justices to be drug tested before taking their seats on the bench. This comes in the wake of the discovery that the late...

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(2010) Anorexics Lindsay Lohan and Calista Flockhart to star in Celebrity Biggest Loser

Funny story: (2010) Anorexics Lindsay Lohan and Calista Flockhart to star in Celebrity Biggest Loser

The Biggest Loser, Celebrity Edition has signed two noted actresses to appear in their upcoming season. Movie actress Lindsay Lohan and television actress Calista Flockhart will appear on episodes to begin televising in March. These actresses hav...

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(2008) True colour of Blu-Tac is a mystery

Funny story: (2008) True colour of Blu-Tac is a mystery

The known colour of some everyday products may have been lost forever, say scientists.

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(2004) U.N. Puts Iran, North Korea in Time Out

NEW YORK CITY-Britain, France, Germany and the United States came together yesterday to give Iran a stern talking to over it's flailing nuclear program. The confrontation came to a head when during a U.N. conference in New York City, the representati...

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(2010) POTUS Demands Nigerian Bomber Must Receive New Penis Before Prosecution!

Funny story: (2010) POTUS Demands Nigerian Bomber Must Receive New Penis Before Prosecution!

President Hussein Obama, Jr., reacted strongly against calls to prosecute the 'Nigerian Bomber' until he 'got his Johnson Back', according to Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, himself no stranger to being called a 'dick less C**** by critics. Umar Far...

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(2010) Mariah Carey Celebrates Movie Award with New Bustier

Funny story: (2010) Mariah Carey Celebrates Movie Award with New Bustier

Reportedly stumbling through her acceptance speech as well as across the stage on her exit, Mariah Carey nearly fell out of her new, dramatically "pushed up" bustier while receiving an industry movie award. Giving a new meaning to the term "seriou...

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(2004) Bin Laden sends tips on january sales

TERROR chief Osama Bin Laden has sent a chilling message to his followers to make their money go further in the January sales.

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(2009) Zyclon-B approved for Aerosol Sprays

Funny story: (2009) Zyclon-B approved for Aerosol Sprays

WASHINGTON DC, Dr. Strangedeath of the FDA announced today that Zyclon-B, as well as the already approved Agent Orange is now approved for use in air-freshening aerosol spray cans, so long as a non-fluorocarbon propellant is used, and aspartame is us...

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(2014) New Windows 11 voice operated system only available in Welsh Language version

Funny story: (2014) New Windows 11 voice operated system only available in Welsh Language version

Developers at America's "Silicon Valley" say getting computers to understand and speak Welsh was a challenge but a £30,000,000 grant from Rumania had helped towards developing a more sophisticated system of sound from the latest Welsh only edition of...

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(2010) Belichick Admits that Casserly Stole High School Sweetheart

Funny story: (2010) Belichick Admits that Casserly Stole High School Sweetheart

The verbal dueling continued between CBS analyst Charley Casserly and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. On Monday, Belichick had asked: "Who's been wrong more than Charley Casserly since he left the Redskins?" Belichick said. "His percentage is li...

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(2008) Ron Paul: "You were Supposed to Vote for ME you A**holes!"

Funny story: (2008) Ron Paul: "You were Supposed to Vote for ME you A**holes!"

Ron Paul, upset by recent events in Iowa, uncharacteristically blew off steam towards what he calls his "supporters" by screaming various vulgarities at right-leaning supporters - for example "You F*cking Closet Democrats", "...

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(2007) Illegal Bananas Pose Threat to U.S. Soft Fruit Industry

Funny story: (2007) Illegal Bananas Pose Threat to U.S. Soft Fruit Industry

President Bush today proposed yet another broad, sweeping unconstitutional anti-terror plan designed again not so much to catch Bin Laden but rather to quell the alarming flow of illegal "Banana-People" crossing our southern borders.

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(2007) Viagra Pills to be Sold Individually

Funny story: (2007) Viagra Pills to be Sold Individually

Ceasar's Palace Hotel and Casino has recently obtained the services of Dr. Dick Upwood, M.D.. The doctor will be located in the pool area and will sell the prescription drug Viagra to any middle aged man wandering the area, checking out the girls.

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(2008) Brown gives cheese power the green light

Funny story: (2008) Brown gives cheese power the green light

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has hinted that he is going to approve a plan for the opening of a new generation of dairy power plants.

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(2009) Woolworths Branch Refuses To Close

Funny story: (2009) Woolworths Branch Refuses To Close

Police in a West Midlands town have set up road blocks and cordoned off a main shopping thoroughfare over the weekend, when it became clear that staff at a Woolworths store scheduled to shut down last week, had refused to obey their orders, and had c...

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(2004) New Mexico Renamed ‘Slightly Used' Mexico

Funny story: (2004) New Mexico Renamed ‘Slightly Used' Mexico

WASHINGTON D.C.-President Bush today signed a bill which had been approved by both houses of congress unanimously last month that legally changes the name of New Mexico to Slightly Used Mexico.

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(2007) Big Two Come To Blows In Blue Peter Garden

Funny story: (2007) Big Two Come To Blows In Blue Peter Garden

The Spoof can report on a sensational scrap that took place today between the former queen of TV cheffery and the new younger, and some say, more glamorous pretender.

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