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(2017) Sales of Bullshit detectors fall
Businesses have revealed a dramatic fall in the sale of Bullshit detectors over the past decade. Professor Smidgen from the Institute of fictional studies said: 'With the prevalence of social media, an idiot for a President, and the things your gr...Read full story
(2008) Palin Leaves McCain Campaign Due to His Past Association with Murderous Communists
Anchorage - In a shocking development, Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin announced she was leaving the McCain presidential ticket because she had just read in a newspaper that John McCain had spent over five years as the guest of a group of com...Read full story
(2009) High School Haiku Winners Announced
Sponsored by Japanese toy and video gaming giant, Banshee Nippon, winners in the U.S. 2009 high school Haiku competition were announced last Thursday amid national controversy. Scheduled in conjunction with a series of summit meetings held by the U...Read full story
(2010) Justin Bieber To Star On MTV's Revived 'Punk'd' With Guests From Miley Cyrus To Ashley Greene
MTV is revamping "Punk'd," and this time around, Justin Bieber will be hosting, instead of Ashton Kutcher. Kutcher, however, will continue as an executive producer. In an interview with the hottest new tabloid 'The Daily Blabbermouth', Bieber s...Read full story
(2008) Viking Shows Up with 1468 AD Pawn Ticket, Reclaims Shetland Isles!
Hjaltland/ The Shetland Times - A Viking descendant of former Norwegian King Christian 1 surfaced today with an aging Pawn Ticket to reclaim the Shetland Isles. Pawned off in 1468 to raise money for his ugly daughter's Dowery, the cash poor Ki...Read full story
(2008) IN SEINE Scores Five In Shrewsbury Win
Shrewsbury Town Spoof writer Trevor IN SEINE scored five goals and assisted in two others in a magnificent 7-0 away win against table-topping Wycombe Wanderers in the Johnstone Paint Trophy at Adams Park last night. IN SEINE powered in a header an...Read full story
(2008) Grisly Risley gets seal of approval
When news broke of the problems at Risley jail, near Warrington in Cheshire (UK), the home office saw an opportunity. The category 'C' training prison (they train people to be prisoners) was investigated in 2007, and the report released this week...Read full story
(2005) George Bush: "We're on a mission from God."
Today (actually yesterday to be more precise), serious academics gathered (all neatly dressed in the usual clichéd 'tank-top and nerdy glasses' uniform) to pose the distressing and disturbing question; 'Could George Bush be the 3rd Blues...Read full story
(2012) Savile Row to be renamed Tailor Street
One of London's poshest streets, Savile Row, is to be renamed to Tailor Street in a bid to distance itself from Jimmy Savile. "We don't know for certain just what Jimmy Savile has done or not done," said Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, who is orga...Read full story
(2008) Chancellor realises the economy might be in trouble
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Alistair Bloke, made the stark discovery earlier today that the economy might be in trouble. It appears he was listening to the Today programme on Radio 4 when the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ozz...Read full story
(2007) Cherie enemas were all the rage in Texarse says accused
Royal Courts of Justice, London - (Reuterus & Ass Mess): The Coroner's Inquest into the death of Princess Diana has heard how Cherie Blair tampered with emetic liquids used in the Princess's colonic irrigation therapies.Read full story
(2007) New Space Race Forces World Peace!
The World Council announced today, that the earth can no longer sustain its 6.6 billion population and so in order to 'slim' it down somewhat, has decided to 'evacuate' an entire country to the moon before 2040.Read full story
(2008) McCain 's Bladder Bursts After 90 Minute Presidential Debate!
In a scientific study of seventy year old males and urine retention, brave John McCain agreed to see what would happen if he refused a potty break during the second 90 minute Presidential debate. While forty something Barry O strutted his stuff w...Read full story
(2009) LIVER-POOL, LIVER-POOL, LIVER-POOL!
Liverpool - home city of The Beatles, home of Liverpool and Everton Football Clubs, became the first major city in the UK to state that it was 100% unconvinced by Conservative leader David Cameron's rousing yet lacking in anything substantial speech,...Read full story
(2007) FBI States "Joy Crimes" on the Rise
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation has reluctantly published a report outlining the rise of "joy crimes" across the country, especially in inner cities and suburban areas.Read full story
(2009) Funny Funkers Hall of Fame announces Class of 2009 nominees
PISSEDIN SPRINGS, FL (ABSNN) -- This sleepy southern town of 210 souls announced the Friday opening of of The Funny Funkers Hall of Fame located in nearby Sanford, Florida. "A bunch of us old folks were sitting around in the TV room of The Home la...Read full story
(2007) Government Unveils 'Total Knife Ban' - Even In Kitchens
The Government has today announced plans for a new and improved knife ban, after another teenager died as a result of a knife attack in London at the weekend.Read full story
(2008) Single Mums Run Riot
Violent disturbances today followed a rally by single mothers on state benefits in central London following a government pledge to crack down on fat-arsed slappers milking the treasury dry. Police confronted several hundred single mothers in Trafa...Read full story
(2007) US Congress Appalled at Two Day Workweek
WASHINGTON, DC - A handful of delicate Senators and Representatives collapsed on Thursday as they entered the grueling final hours of yet another two day workweek, underlining the very important issue of Representative Exhaustion (Repex), caused by t...Read full story
(2017) Twitter tries to thin tempers through text tones
As well as doubling the number of characters that can be used in a tweet, Twitter has decided to change some of its colour as well. Mr Amstrad from Twitter said: "We have had a number of complaints from a few overly-sensitive types. You know, they...Read full story
(2009) ESPN Announces New Soccer Line Up with Erin Andrews and UK Nut Bag "Skoob1999"
NY,NY/ Entertainment and Sporting News - Over 35 avid US Soccer fans celebrated at the expatriate Oasis Bar and Grill on East 23rd Street today with the stunning announcement that 'real soccer' announcers would be appearing on the sports channel's la...Read full story
(2005) Fox New Season to lead with Blowing Stuff Up
This Autumn's Fox Network line-up is to be led by "Blowing Stuff Up" with Kathy Lee Gifford, the show will feature items being placed into a large microwave oven and nuked on full power until they explode. Items to feature in the progra...Read full story