There were 261 spoof news snippets published in February 2013. A selection of the best rated snippets is shown here. You can use the calendar on the right hand side to get all the news snippets from a day in this month.

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Student likes own status on Facebook

RUSH, NY--Sperry High School student Kathleen Conner brought out the rare self-like on a Facebook status she thought was especially witty.

written by rvler9201, 08 February 2013
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Britain to be assigned AA rating

I know we drink a lot in this country, but to assign us an AA rating is a bit harsh.

written by IainB, 25 February 2013
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Plastic princess designed by the Tories?

Come off your high horse Dave, everybody knows you've shagged her.

written by queen mudder, 19 February 2013
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'Massive backlash' of Daily Mail readers livid at Kate Middleton stuff

Yeah, sure - a really, really gargantuan percentage of the literate population outraged at yet more daft royal spin.

written by queen mudder, 19 February 2013
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It's impolite to ask a lady

New politeness rules governing online forms mean that if the Gender Field is filled in with 'Female' then the Date of Birth or Age fields must be removed from the form.

written by IainB, 25 February 2013
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Arab Spring

High Jump champion Abdul Nasseri leaps into record books

written by j.w., 06 February 2013
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Ronnie O'Sullivan announces return to snooker

The 'Rocket' served his self-imposed sabbatical in true whirlwind style, taking a years break in only nine months.

written by radiogagger, 27 February 2013
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Huhne sentenced to re-marry Pryce as 'deterrent'

Human rights groups have reported they are apalled by the severity of the punishment.

written by Crunk, 06 February 2013
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Master Of Fox Hounds Slams Tactics Of Hunt Protestors

'The irresponsible yobs kept chanting Findus, just to frighten the horses,' complained the Hunt Master.

written by Swan Morrison, 10 February 2013
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German Wins €20 Million

82-year-old Hermann von Ratzinger, thought to be Pope Benedict's half brother made a bet with the bookkeepers that the Pope would resign in 2013 with odds of 20,000,000 to 1. He placed a bet of just €20.

written by IN SEINE, 11 February 2013
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Tesco Confusion

Tesco's are forced to check their beefburgers for traces of zebra as customers are confusing the barcode underneath the serving suggestions.

written by IN SEINE, 22 February 2013
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MOODY strips UK of Triple A credit rating

That was one hell of a stag night.

written by radiogagger, 27 February 2013
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First TV in the movies discovered

Film archivists have found the first transvestite in the movies. "It was Lassie," said Cindy Marr.

written by IainB, 04 February 2013
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German Wins €20 Million

82-year-old Hermann von Ratzinger, thought to be Pope Benedict's half brother made a bet with the bookkeepers that the Pope would resign in 2013 with odds of 20,000,000 to 1. He placed a bet of just €20.

written by IN SEINE, 11 February 2013
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UK in turmoil after losing AAA credit rating.

Chancellor George Osborne has looked down the side and back of the settee, but has not found it.
The government have now urged everyone to buy Triple A batteries instead to boost the economy.

written by radiogagger, 27 February 2013
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Prince Harry reveals what he would call his children

Prince Harry has said that if he has two boys, he will call then Kyle and Zeke. "I'd love to call them in from playing," he said. "Zeke, Kyle! I'd shout whilst pointing upward at their bedrooms."

written by IainB, 01 February 2013
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Shergar found

Shergar found...in a McDonalds burger.

written by CaptainSausage, 09 February 2013
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85 year-old Volga Olga reveals sexual secrets!

Ancient Russian hag and world famous nymphomaniac, Volga Olga, has revealed her secret recipe for non-stop sex even into the nineties; two tea spoons of Chia seeds and 2 bottles of vodka a day!

written by Jaggedone, 17 February 2013
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......."You're nicked your Highness!"

Operation Yewtree cops arrest Richard the Third skeleton for the murder of two young Princes in 1483!!

written by Herrdoktorfox, 06 February 2013
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Russian washing machine washes too good!

Russia has a super washing machine for laundering their dirty money; there is just one problem, the Mafia and rich Russians always forget to put the coins in the slot and slip out without paying!

written by Jaggedone, 21 February 2013
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South African Tourism Boost

Thousands of husbands have been booking tours to South Africa, taking their wives with them.

written by j.w., 22 February 2013
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Swedish giant forced to eat humble "horse pie!"

Swedish furniture giant, Ikea, not only drives their customers horse-mad whilst building their furniture; they also leave them "chomping at the bit" after eating their meatballs!

written by Jaggedone, 25 February 2013
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Blair admits at last that Iraq is not Mallorca!

After the invasion and attempts to turn Iraq into a friendly holiday destination; Blair admits he has failed miserably and even Billy Butlins has refused to open a holiday camp there!

written by Jaggedone, 26 February 2013
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Pilot badger culls to go ahead

The RAF are ready for some tough dogfights with the little fellows who are said to have a fleet of MIG fighters given to them by President Putin.

written by John_L, 27 February 2013
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Liverpool's Raheem Sterling has lost his zip

Manager Brendon Rodgers said "It's down to his boutique jeans the zipper is hidden." Stephen Gerrard was able to help with what Rodgers said was "a miracle of dexterity at the cottage upright"

written by John_L, 27 February 2013
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Who will win NBA Slam Dunk Contest? Better question: who gives a gall-dang?

Similar to the MLB's Home Run Derby during All-Star Game festivities, fans will sort of watch 7-foot-tall players with 3-foot-long arms place a ball in a 10-foot-high basket. Big fucking whoop.

written by Lyndon, 16 February 2013
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Couple addicted to coffee enemas, spoof writers thank goodness that the addiction is uncommon

A Florida couple announced they're addicted to coffee enemas, to the point where they'll shoot their ass up four times a day. Spoof writers agree that they can't write headlines any funnier than that.

written by Lyndon, 10 February 2013
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Barcelona 0 Real Madrid 3

See - Barca and Lionel Messi are actually human.

written by radiogagger, 27 February 2013
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German Jobcentre offer bum job in a brothel!

A German girl was offered a bum job in a brothel by the local Jobcentre. The job was as a cleaning lady and the girl refused because it could become too much of a handful!

written by Jaggedone, 07 February 2013
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No More Steps

In line with the disability discrimination, BBC Radio have decided to remove all Steps from their play list. H is said to be livid.

written by IainB, 12 February 2013
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'The Sun' to drop Page 3

To stop readers missing the feature the last Page Three will feature former Tory MP Ann Widiscum. "Ann topless will turn even the most randy man off topless pics" Rupert Murdoch commented.

written by John_L, 12 February 2013
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The Man Who Was Everywhere

Obama admits he was in Libya giving orders to generals during Benghazi attack, at an Oval Office meeting, and on the green sinking putts all at the same time, because he is the first Magic President.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 10 February 2013
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Boarded-up shops in UK = evolution?

Sir Terry Leahy, ex-Tesco boss claims he loves high streets with boarded-up shops! He even claims Darwin is to blame because Tesco's mean evolution and high street shops are devolution!

written by Jaggedone, 03 February 2013
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One cannot believe it!

A man was tasered and arrested by Police outside Buckingham Palace, it was later discovered to be Phil the Greek in disguise heading for Ali Bongo's kebab cart parked in the Mall, Phil was not happy!

written by Herrdoktorfox, 03 February 2013
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"You pleased to see me?"

Johnny Depp to play mobster Whitey Bulger having previously turned down the role of Ivor Bigun!

written by Herrdoktorfox, 03 February 2013
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Democratic Federal and State Thievery

Taxes are being raised on seniors who saved for their retirement, gave up vacations, drove old cars and put their kids through college to provide for today's freeloaders via wealth redistribution!

written by Philbert of Macadamia, 05 February 2013
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Man With US Map Tattooed On Body Injured in Bar Fight

Police say unidentified 28 year-old sustained contusion to Homer, Alaska and swelling around the Florida Panhandle.

written by Ducksley, 05 February 2013
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Clinton tells all

In earth shattering news, former US President Bill Clinton has revealed that he used to be a women before realising that he couldn't "perform" with a man, so he changed his gender to win over Hilary.

written by whatinthe world, 05 February 2013
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What comes around goes around

School vending machine regulations aimed at reducing childhood obesity attacked by people who got way too much sugar when they were in school and weren't paying attention in health class.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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"Can I have some more please, Sir?"

Poverty blamed for increase in child neglect...welcome to 'Great' Britain 2013....well done Tory Boys!!

written by Herrdoktorfox, 06 February 2013
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"Crumbs!!"

Hot on the heels of supposedly finding 'Richard the Turd' the hunt is now on for AlfRed the Great....rumoured to be buried under Gregg's the baker in Whitechapel.

written by Herrdoktorfox, 06 February 2013
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"No Win no nuttin'"

Richard III spinal curvature attributed to 'medieval wheel clamp'...lawyers4U considering legal action.

written by Herrdoktorfox, 06 February 2013
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Gazza goes to rehab on a pint!

Gazza downed a final pint before entering rehab in the US. He told the scum paparazzi why; "You try taking penalties against the Germans, they drive anybody to drink!"

written by Jaggedone, 06 February 2013
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Blowing a Wad of Lies

LONE RANGER: Does Obama violate freedom of religion by handing out condoms?

TONTO: Me read Bible. Condom not around yet, so not in scripture. Me think they use pull-out method, Kemo Sabe!

written by The San Francisco Onion, 07 February 2013
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Warming Up to Fracking

Democratic state governors, e.g. California are discovering that natural gas Fracking means increased revenues (taxes), allowing more spending and are rebuffing environmentalists as worry warts!

written by Philbert of Macadamia, 08 February 2013
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Unconstitutional Presidential Power

King Obama I wants sole authority to be judge, jury and executioner using unmanned drones against terror operatives (bad guys), who are US citizens, without a formal Congressional declaration of war!

written by Philbert of Macadamia, 08 February 2013
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President Obama is not President Lincoln

Sen. Obama railed at Pres. GW Bush using unconstitutional authority now being asserted by the White House. WH cites Pres. Lincoln's authoritarianism, but Mr. Lincoln had a civil war on his hands!

written by Philbert of Macadamia, 08 February 2013
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Impeach King Obama I

There are specific Constitutional limits predicated on King George III, that limit what a president can do to US citizens to avoid the slippery slope from bad guy terrorists to an enemy's list!

written by Philbert of Macadamia, 08 February 2013
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Europeans blame UK for disappearing horses!

Europeans are blaming the UK for the disappearance of thousands of horses. The evidence was clear where the horses were going after French police found this note on a stable door: Find-us-if-u-can!

written by Jaggedone, 08 February 2013
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We Wanted You to Wear Clothes

Due to the Grammy crackdown on exposed breasts and butts this year, Lady Gaga decided to wear a far less revealing garment made entirely of chicken breasts and butt steak.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 09 February 2013
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ObamaCare Exposed

Health care experts have advised the government that ObamaCare administrators will soon have to select any two out of the following three parameters: Reduced Costs; Improved Care; Cover More People!

written by Philbert of Macadamia, 10 February 2013
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Bite the Silver Bullet

LONE RANGER: "Job creators" complain about how bad their taxes are today.

TONTO: When everyone live on moldy scrap, sleep in newspaper, who buy product? Then "job creator" out of work, Kemo Sabe!

written by The San Francisco Onion, 10 February 2013
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Obama's Salute to Confederate Flag

After maintenance workers mistakenly fly Confederate flag over Mississippi Supreme Court building, President Obama grateful for at least this one thing Republicans might not try to pin on him.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 10 February 2013
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Republicans Emit Greenhouse Gases

The world's 1.3 billion cattle contribute 18% of our greenhouse gas emissions, including 37% of methane. The resulting fart joke made conservatives laugh so hard, they contributed another 6%.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 10 February 2013
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The Chief Problem With Congress

LONE RANGER: Some say President Obama oversteps his authority with executive actions.

TONTO: Them forget President Chief, Congress Indian. Indian not do job, Chief merely compensate, Kemo Sabe!

written by The San Francisco Onion, 11 February 2013
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Action, Reaction

Nancy Pelosi suggests oil companies don't need $2.5 billion in tax breaks, $20 billion in subsidies when they made $80 billion last year. Gas prices hiked 25 cents a gallon the next day.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 11 February 2013
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literacy r8 not gr8

Study shows Pres. Obama favors local media outlets and TV, but rarely grants newspaper interviews. "LMAO," the President texted. "2 L8 4 papers. No $$ 2 teach Americans 2 read."

written by The San Francisco Onion, 11 February 2013
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Pope Benedict XVI to resign

David Cameron urged to follow suit.

written by John_L, 11 February 2013
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The Pope Reveals Why He Resigned

"The Devil made me do it!" Said the Pope.

written by IN SEINE, 11 February 2013
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Bucking the Trend

LONE RANGER: Marco Rubio says government can't control weather.

TONTO: Him right. Oil company control government and consumer, so oil company control weather. That why Tonto ride horse, Kemo Sabe!

written by The San Francisco Onion, 13 February 2013
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No Weight Behind Her Argument

Pres. Obama says executive orders necessary considering gravity of global warming situation. Michele Bachmann declares laws of physics unconstitutional, dismisses both gravity and global warming.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 13 February 2013
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Ted Nugent Is a Gay Pirate

His threatening remarks led to a Secret Service visit, but Ted Nugent claims, "I threatened the President? Are you kidding me? Why don't you just say that I'm a gay pirate?"

Happy now?

written by The San Francisco Onion, 13 February 2013
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Police seize 300 cannabis plants in raid

"The raid was like cool man, and it was so groovy to get it all. Now I need to get some doritos man." A spokesman said.

written by John_L, 17 February 2013
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London is officially a multi-culti majority!

No more "holy ghost", egg & bacon, pie & mash and a cuppa "Rosy Lee". London has a multi-culti majority as white indigenous Londoners run to the hills; Cotswolds preferably (if they can afford it)!

written by Jaggedone, 20 February 2013
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Economic Ins and Outs

Former Sen. Pete Domenici of New Mexico joins ranks of Republicans to father children outside of marriage. Hey, if their policy won't expand the middle class, at least their personal escapades will!

written by The San Francisco Onion, 20 February 2013
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UK's credit rating cut humiliating, say Labour

"But not as humiliating as losing the biscuit game after PMQ's as I did last week." George Osbourne replies.

written by John_L, 23 February 2013
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EU to cap bankers bonuses

David Cameron reassures bankers that they will still be able to take vast amounts of their customers money when they fail in the UK.

written by John_L, 28 February 2013
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Richard III was not a car park attendant!

History has proven that Richard III was definitely not a car park attendant so the skull found under a car park is not his; it belonged to a medieval Traffic Warden; hunchbacked bastard!

written by Jaggedone, 05 February 2013
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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers calls for strong finish to season

He doesn't a good enough severance package in place for them not to.

written by John_L, 22 February 2013
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Next: Ocean Front Property in Arizona

Climate change skeptic Marco Rubio raises $100,000 for "Reclaim America" by selling plastic bottles of Polish spring water from Maine to voters who don't recycle.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 22 February 2013
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New Pope will be Russian!

God sent a meteor crashing into Russia and has written the name of the new Pope on the side. The Vatican are excited that God personally chose the new Pope and thank Gazprom for sponsoring him!

written by Jaggedone, 15 February 2013
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Grand Old Partier Takes 34-31 Loss Hard

Karl Rove has too much to drink watching Superbowl, becomes confused. Blue team beats red team, Rove spends next 30 minutes shouting at television, "They still haven't finished counting in Ohio!"

written by The San Francisco Onion, 04 February 2013
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49ers Would Have Forfeited to Ravens Anyway

Investigation finds coach Jim Harbaugh of San Francisco 49ers, facing loss to brother John, coach of Baltimore Ravens, sent 49ers special teams unit to cut Superdome power, changing game's momentum.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 04 February 2013
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Meanwhile, Back at the Hall of Justice

BATMAN: Pres. Obama spent his first term battling so-called "job creators."

ROBIN: Holy Tea Parties, Batman! Those liars clearly don't want anyone to know about the Eisenhower administration!

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Slippery Slope, No Lubricant

Pres. Obama attempts to pass sensible health care legislation, prompting Church to impose will on State through litigation.

Far Right: "No abortions AND no condoms."

Next: "No sex either."

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Groundhog Day 2013

Mitt Romney emerged from his burrow in La Jolla, CA, on February 2. He saw his shadow, prompting Karl Rove to predict him as the clear front runner in a contest against President Obama.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Wayne LaPierre Wants More Mental Health Services

Good point: LaPierre's supporters seem to believe that this is 1791, and that a magical communist King born in Kenya is waiting just outside the door to take their guns.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Click now, or forever hold your peace

Academic journal publishes study showing that straight men who watch lots of porn tend to support same-sex marriage rights - unlike homophobic closet cases, who tend to watch a lot of gay porn.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Two Opposable Thumbs Down

Sen. John McCain takes heat from the Left for comparing Iran's President Ahmadinejad to a monkey. Moderates still comparing McCain to a monkey for choosing Sarah Palin as a running mate.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Two Good Guys with Guns

Clayton Moore: Men should live by the rule of what is best for the greatest number. I'm for sensible gun control legislation.

Jay Silverheels: Me too, Kemo Sabe. More guns not solve every problem.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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"There You Go Again"

Climate change deniers insist "Little Ice Age" was due to a dip in solar activity, not a deadly Black Plague that reduced the world's population of tree-chopping, log-burning humans by nearly half.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Killing Two Birds With One Assault Weapon

Pres. Obama under fire for using drones to kill Americans abroad who pose an imminent threat to national security. Well, if he sent "good guys with guns" to do it, would that be okay?

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Isn't everything supposed to be BIGGER in Texas?

Skinflint Texas Gov. Rick Perry tries to lure California businesses back to his home state with a miserly $25,000 ad campaign. If his ass was any tighter, he'd squeak when he walks.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Lick it, stick it and kiss it goodbye

As of this week, the United States Postal Service will no longer deliver mail on Saturdays, says Cole Turnblatt of Ames, Iowa, who was delivered the Postmaster General's memo by mistake.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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"Assault Weapons Are Gay"

Poll: People who oppose homosexual scout masters being around children are also quick to stand up against common sense regulations to keep deranged gunmen out of schools. What gives?

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Ayn Rand exposed as Godless Liberal!

"What is man? He's just a collection of chemicals with delusions of grandeur."

Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Corporate Profits Up, Worker Wages Down, No New Jobs

"If the rest of them can survive only by destroying us, then why should we wish them to survive?"

Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Meanwhile, Back at the Hall of Justice

BATMAN: Karl Rove is attacking Ashley Judd.

ROBIN: Holy action heroes, Batman! This guy's no Chuck Norris or Schwarzenegger. He'll take a thrashing before he gets Ashley back in the kitchen!

written by The San Francisco Onion, 06 February 2013
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Extremists Chip Away at Freedom

Discussion forum shut down at popular satire web site after extremist bile slingers use freedom of speech to spread messages of hate.

"Acronyms" could remain on, no? Yes? Maybe? Shiite!

written by The San Francisco Onion, 07 February 2013
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Meanwhile, Back at the Hall of Justice

BATMAN: Republicans won't tax millionaires to cover spending.

ROBIN: Holy bounced checks, Batman! How is Obama supposed to pay for a bailout of America's so-called "job creators" AND two Bush wars?

written by The San Francisco Onion, 07 February 2013
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Quote from King Eisenhower the Communist Surfaces

We are proud of our advances in matters of basic human needs-expansion of social security-broadened coverage in unemployment insurance-improved housing-and better health protection for all our people.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 07 February 2013
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They Want More Reasons to Complain

The same Republicans who oppose abortion also oppose contraceptive coverage, virtually guaranteeing people on welfare are going to be having lots and lots of babies.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 07 February 2013
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Doing Things the American Way

Americans skip college, give up vacations, drive old cars, work through retirement to afford health care. Meanwhile, corporate profits soar 18%, CEO's claim, "We can't afford to provide Obamacare."

written by The San Francisco Onion, 07 February 2013
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One for the Snippet Archive

Sorry, you can't go back any further!
Right Wing Nuts: It's not always possible to go back to the Previous Century, but you should return to reality if you try going forwards.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 07 February 2013
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I'm Not Surprised

San Francisco woman surprised when man who just robbed her returns moments later with shopping bag containing celery, seaweed, bean curd, alfalfa sprouts, fish roe and chopped eels.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 09 February 2013
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I Owe Silver

LONE RANGER: Liberals tax and spend. Conservatives don't tax, but spend anyway.

TONTO: Conservative way not make sense. My father own cigar shop. Him put money in bank to cover check, Kemo Sabe!

written by The San Francisco Onion, 09 February 2013
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Obama Trumps Trump

President Obama presents Donald Trump birth certificate and DNA sample proving that he is actually President Abraham Lincoln, finally answering any remaining questions about where he got those ears.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 09 February 2013
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Just a Fracking Minute

LONE RANGER: Environmentalists don't want fracking, but business interests do.

TONTO: Money just worthless paper when planet die. No tree to hug. Where Tonto eat granola, Kemo Sabe?

written by The San Francisco Onion, 09 February 2013
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Finding Nemo - In the Driveway

Tropical storm running 4 months late, or maybe 3 months early, collides with cold, dry air over Pennsylvania/Kentucky, dumping 3 feet of frozen tropical moisture on climate change skeptic.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 09 February 2013
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Another Argument for Mental Health Services

LONE RANGER: In Indiana, N. Carolina, people shot each other to celebrate the 2nd Amendment.

TONTO: That the only 2 states Romney take from Obama. Voters sick in head, Kemo Sabe! Medicine not fix.

written by The San Francisco Onion, 09 February 2013
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