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Linguistic Balkanization of Congress Studied

Funny story: Linguistic Balkanization of Congress Studied

Luci Tung, Phd. in Linguistic Research at Babel University, has recently released her groundbreaking study of the increase in disparity of the meaning of common English words as used by members of the U.S. Congress. She begins by showing how cultu...

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Obama revising dictionary

Funny story: Obama revising dictionary

President Obama, today, during an unscheduled press conference he called, pre-empting the Drew Carey show, The Price is Right, indicated that he is presenting to Congress, a list of words which he wants stricken from the English language. the first o...

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South Carolina Votes To Prohibit The Use of The North Korean Language

Funny story: South Carolina Votes To Prohibit The Use of The North Korean Language

COLUMBIA, South Carolina - American Spotlight Magazine has just learned that the state of South Carolina has just passed an amendment regarding the North Korean language. Cutter Shiloh with ASM stated that he was informed about the change by an ex...

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Literary World Stunned By Claims That Thousands Of English Words Have Gone Missing

Funny story: Literary World Stunned By Claims That Thousands Of English Words Have Gone Missing

The world of literature has been stunned by allegations that massive numbers of words have simply gone missing from the English language. 'In the 1960s we believe there to have been at least one million English words,' said a spokesman for the Queen's English Society. 'Dictionaries that are currently available, however, list just a few hundred. It would appear that words may have been systemati...

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The Word "Fart" to be Replaced by "Brraaaap"

After having been in popular use for more than 250 years, the word fart will soon be replaced by brraaaap. Dr. Bunny Glaze, speaking from the annual convention of the World Gastroenterologists' Union, said support for brraaaap by the doctors' group...

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#@%&#! Will No Longer Be Used To Represent Swear Words

Cartoonists and others who for decades have used "#@%&#!" to represent curse words are outraged by a plan to cease using the symbols. Beginning July 1st, #@%&#! will be replaced by "<>?{}!," said Lunabird Fistermacher of the US Departm...

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Study Reveals "Conversate" Is Not A Word

ATLANTA, GA- After a long, six month research period it was discovered that conversate is not a word. This study comes from 40 year old, Geoffrey Bentine, who while in a conversation with a friend said, "Can we conversate later?" In turn his frie...

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Steve McClaren Sacked Over Language Barrier

Funny story: Steve McClaren Sacked Over Language Barrier

Former England manager Steve McClaren has left his role as coach of the Dutch club FC Twente the day after holding talks with chairman Joop Munsterman over what the latter called 'language difficulties'. Munsterman said: "We can't understand hi...

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It Actually Isn't What It Is

Linguistic experts say the phrase, "It is what it is," is incorrect, and in reality, it isn't what it is. "At one time it might have been what it is, or was, but it isn't anymore," said American Linguistic Association spokesman Binder Porkmann.

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Two communications professors trade over whether or not "friggin'" is a real word

Two college professors had to be forcibly separated by students after they got into a fistfight over whether or not the term "friggin'" is a real word. 64 year-old Professor Wilkie Hyennisfield admitted to police that he threw the first punch.

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Holby City To Blame For New Disease

Funny story: Holby City To Blame For New Disease

Scientists and hospital staff are baffled this evening as Hugo Mountbatten, 41 from Wigan, continues to talk in overly complex medical jargon after prolonged contact with the BBC medical drama series 'Holby City'. The bar owner, from the Pemberton...

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Like, literally awesome

Funny story: Like, literally awesome

The campaign for plain English has outlawed the use of "literally" and "like" as used by Will.I.Am. He was made to recite and memorise this poem. "Like, literally awesome" by Rob Barratt It was literally awesome Some awe was in place I was literally gobsmacked I got punched in the face I was literally spaced out Floating round the room I was literally flying I was, like, over the mo...

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English Professor Threatens BBC Over "Them"

Funny story: English Professor Threatens BBC Over "Them"

Professor Finn L. Straw is threatening to blow up one of the BBC's broadcasting masts if his demands are not met. The drama began last night as this publication went to press. His protest concerns the use of the word "them" instead of "those" and the...

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Spelling Bee Winner prepares for life of ridicule

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.- Snigdha Nandipati a 14-year-old of San Diego won the 85th Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night when she correctly spelled the word "guetapens," which means a trap or ambush. Although Nandipati took home a $35,000...

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Researchers Find Shorter Titles And Sentences In Articles Are More Likely To Be Read Than If One Tries To Put Too Much Before Readers All At Once, 9 Times Out Of 10

Funny story: Researchers Find Shorter Titles And Sentences In Articles Are More Likely To Be Read Than If One Tries To Put Too Much Before Readers All At Once, 9 Times Out Of 10

Cambridge, U.K. - Researchers at Cambridge University have found that, when constructing titles for online publications, doesn't matter what type or genre they are, just online ones, nothing specific, are more likely to be read by the vast majority of people, i.e. the audience, readers, those lumps of organic material staring blindly into cyberspace , hoping to be awaken by some thunderbolt of int...

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English Language To Receive Overhaul

Funny story: English Language To Receive Overhaul

The English language is to receive a massive overhaul in 2013, say experts from the Guild Of Dictionary Writers. Spokesmen say that the language has become cluttered and over-complicated in recent years, with many new words being added and spellin...

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'Clunge' - Not Really The Rudest Word Ever

Funny story: 'Clunge' - Not Really The Rudest Word Ever

Lexicologists today gathered at the Great Hall Of Lexicology near London's Golden Square, to debate the veracity of the word 'clunge' amid recent claims that 'clunge' is the most obscene description of female genitalia ever coined in the English lang...

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Cockneys tell more porkies than Scousers and Taffies

Funny story: Cockneys tell more porkies than Scousers and Taffies

Cockneys tell more lies than Scousers or Taffies, according to a local survey. The Londoners score an average of seven porkies a day, with Scousers achieving five and the hapless Taffies managing only four little fibs. Both the Cockneys polled...

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