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(2007) Italian Police Find Homoerotic Gladiator Carvings

Funny story: (2007) Italian Police Find Homoerotic Gladiator Carvings

First century bas relief sculptures of Roman gladiators were found by Italy's version of Scotland Yard this week, while digging in the "backhouse" (Italian for outside toilet) of Roman Cardinal Guiseppe Pedophiliano.

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(2007) Playing Bush Speech Backwards Reveals "Gore Was Right About Everything!"

Funny story: (2007) Playing Bush Speech Backwards Reveals "Gore Was Right About Everything!"

The handful of Americans who managed to stay awake through President Bush's State of the Union address noted there was nothing especially noteworthy. Listening to the speech backwards, however, reveals Bush apparently saying "Gore was right...

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(2013) Super Walmart Puts Local Walmart Out of Business

Funny story: (2013) Super Walmart Puts Local Walmart Out of Business

PEORIA, Calif.-The unemployment lines in Peoria have seen a jump in numbers as the local Walmart closes its doors for the last time after succumbing to the pressures of the newly opened Super Walmart. "When the Super Walmart opened four month...

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(2010) Oprah Recommended Book, "Horse Pecker Jones" Not True

Funny story: (2010) Oprah Recommended Book, "Horse Pecker Jones" Not True

Oprah has done it again, recommending a supposedly true story of one of her guest authors who claimed he had gone to Thailand to have a horse pecker put on him. "I am sooooo disappointed in you, Mickey Jones", Oprah stated in yesterday's show as M...

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(2009) Iranian Football Boss Hosted Powder Puff Football

Funny story: (2009) Iranian Football Boss Hosted Powder Puff Football

Iranian Football Commissioner Al Tranvestie Swingbothwaysie has been called up before the Holy High Commission for Male Superiority for alleged reports that Al Tranvestie staged an all female Powder Puff Football extravaganza to raise funds for Irani...

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(2009) Man buys car

Funny story: (2009) Man buys car

Bent Fork, Indiana. - There was jubilation in the U.S. car industry when Dr. Arnold Goldstein of Pineneedle County, Sasquahama Falls, Wyoming, bought a new car today. Standing proudly beside his CX420 at the Bent Fork dealership of General Motors...

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(2007) World Markets Nervous as Ass Trade in Decline

Funny story: (2007) World Markets Nervous as Ass Trade in Decline

Once the humble domestic ass carried people and their possessions throughout the world. But that was before the invention of the donkey, and ever since then ass usage has been sagging.

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(2007) Prodigal Wilkinson Returns

Funny story: (2007) Prodigal Wilkinson Returns

After demanding his inheritance, squandering his wealth on loose living and damaging his kidney to boot, Johnny Wilkinson may be coming home to the National Rugby team.

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(2012) More Haggis Eaten In England Than Scotland

Funny story: (2012) More Haggis Eaten In England Than Scotland

England has overtaken Scotland as the top market for that iconic Scots dish, Haggis. Midlothian-based MacSween produces 1,000 tons of the "chieftain o' the puddin' race" every year, which is enough for about five million portions. But 60 per cent...

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(2009) New Host for PMQ8

Funny story: (2009) New Host for PMQ8

In a bid to improve ratings, Spike Milligan is being resurrected to star in a revamped "Prime Minister's Question-Time". The new show's catch-phrase will be "What are we goin' to to now? What are we goin' to to now?" Since it slipped below "Big...

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(2010) OctoMom to be in Movie, plays herself

Funny story: (2010) OctoMom to be in Movie, plays herself

OctoMom and OctoPuss a perfect pair - A new James Bond movie in the making and soon to be released is the famous OctoMom. The movie title is OctoMom vs OctoPuss and is scheduled to be at a theater near you within a month. "If OctoMom is available...

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(2010) UK Out of Recession?

Funny story: (2010) UK Out of Recession?

Industry analysts have announced that the UK is out of recession as of today. This follows on from other industry analysts announcing that we were out of recession at the beginning of December, and yet more industry analysts who have announced that w...

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(2009) Scientists Develop Line of Clothing Apparel

Funny story: (2009) Scientists Develop Line of Clothing Apparel

In what may be the single most important advancement in the field of sex research for the blind, behavioral and physiological psychologists have developed clothing and provocative underwear designed to enhance the sexual experience of blind people. C...

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(2013) Kim Kardashian Claims To Be Voice Behind Manti Te'o Hoax

Funny story: (2013) Kim Kardashian Claims To Be Voice Behind Manti Te'o Hoax

BILLINGSGATE POST - Kim Kardashian, between whose legs no white man has been, told Hollywood reporter, Rex the Wonder Dog Pulozo, that she was the voice behind Lennay Kekua, the purported girl friend of beleagured Notre Dame football star, Manti Te'o...

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(2008) Supermarket Sweep to be shot in Gaza Strip

Funny story: (2008) Supermarket Sweep to be shot in Gaza Strip

Dale Winton has announced that he is to present a special episode of his quiz show Supermarket Sweep from the Gaza Strip.

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(2010) NBC Axes Leno, Tabs O'Brien To Replace Self

Citing the sensational ratings over the final week of "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien", NBC announced Monday that it has fired Conan O'Brien-replacement Jay Leno and replaced him with Conan O'Brien. "Conan O'Brien is once again the future of...

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(2010) Jessica Simpson's New Bed Partner Loves It

Funny story: (2010) Jessica Simpson's New Bed Partner Loves It

Replacing Tony Romo, Billy Corgan and John Mayer could be a hard job but apparently from all the recent reports, Sammy has done the job. It's a long way from today's top Cowboy to a lovable dog but Jessica Simpson says she prefers the snuggles fr...

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(2013) Boston Celtics Follow the Red Sox Into Oblivion

Doc Rivers is flirting with the idea of firing himself. Perhaps he has lost the team in the same way that Terry Francona lost the Red Sox. We wait for the fake press conference when the owners of the Celtics claim that the time for Doc to move on...

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(2009) Israel unveils new flag

Funny story: (2009) Israel unveils new flag

In a media blitz in Jerusalem last night, Israel unveiled designs for a new flag. "Its to reflect the new modern Israel" said spokesperson Avid Macabee, "we were a nation born out of fear, terror, tyranny and murder, and we felt this new flag shou...

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(2009) Obama Seeks Space Weapons Ban

Funny story: (2009) Obama Seeks Space Weapons Ban

President Barack Obama's pledge to seek a worldwide ban on weapons in space marks a dramatic shift in U.S. policy while posing the tricky issue of defining whether a satellite can be considered a weapon. Moments after Obama's inauguration last we...

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(2012) New Tarzan is a Balotelli fan!

Funny story: (2012) New Tarzan is a Balotelli fan!

A Manchester man and ex body-builder who once worked at the local Co-op has turned his back on the bright lights (what?) of his home town and answered a call from the African bush. He travelled to South Africa in a leopard skin leotard and skimpy...

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(2010) New Dimension Discovered

Funny story: (2010) New Dimension Discovered

Today science has made quite possible the biggest breakthrough in history. Today, in Tulsa Oklahoma, in a private laboratory in his parent's basement, Ben Harding (48) broke the dimensional barriers and has discovered where socks go when "lost" in th...

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