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Coast to Toast

Funny story: Coast to Toast

I just returned from a business trip to Vancouver and Seattle with some of my colleagues. Now, being relatively new to working for a company that affords such luxuries as jet setting around the country on someone else's dime, I was somewhat dismissive about the cautionary advice from colleagues who had previously embarked on the same trip, about how exhausting and fast paced it can be. Come on. Re...

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Area Man Proves Doubters, Critics Right

NEW YORK, NY--When Jerry Elmswick dropped out of college in 1996 to start his own travel agency, he faced a rapid barrage of criticism and disapproval from his friends and family. 17 years later, Elmswick can finally stand up and tell all of his doub...

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The Shuttlecocks All Set To Invade Germany Over Christmas

Funny story: The Shuttlecocks All Set To Invade Germany Over Christmas

The dearth of news emanating from Martin and Anne Shuttlecock's locally based address recently has led to a great deal of speculation. Some observers assumed that the happily inept couple have gone into retirement, or at the very least, semi-retir...

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The People's Republic Of Uzupis - Where Humor And Insanity Get Their Chance. (A Real Place!)

Funny story: The People's Republic Of Uzupis - Where Humor And Insanity Get Their Chance. (A Real Place!)

Forget what it says about this being a spoof at the bottom of the page - The People's Republic Of Uzupis is a REAL place! In 1991 the people of Lithuania declared their independence from the Soviet Union. In 1997 the people of Uzupis, a district of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, declared their independence from Lithuania and got it, sort of. Uzupis is a quiet part of town on the far side...

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A Londoner's guide to Yorkshire

Funny story: A Londoner's guide to Yorkshire

With decentralization many people from London are finding themselves in strange primitive parts. One of the most frightening is Yorkshire. Yorkshire folk are very tribal and don't take to strangers. They especially dislike people from Lancashire and Wales. Although they can tolerate people from London they are not always friendly. Yorkshire folk speak in the Genitive tense all of the time.

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Conference North to be re-branded Conference UK

Funny story: Conference North to be re-branded Conference UK

The sixth level of English Football, the Conference North, is to be re-branded as the Conference UK after teams from Oxford and Cambridge were added to the cannon of clubs partaking in the division. "We had a couple of teams from just north of Lon...

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The rise and rise of Inchcock Part Two

Funny story: The rise and rise of Inchcock Part Two

Inchcock stood outside his uncle's house. He had money in his pocket, food in the rucksack on his back, sturdy hob nail boots, but not a clue where he should go. An idea struck him it had fallen off the advertising sign above his head. "I will go to Europe" he said to himself. Paddington Station is the gateway to Europe, so why was Inchy at Victoria train station? He had decided to get the boa...

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High speed rail link 3 ready by 2075

Funny story: High speed rail link 3 ready by 2075

The government has given the green light to the HS3 project that will see trains travelling from London to Dublin in under 30 minutes. The all new trains will be fitted with custom made nuclear reactors that will pump out nearly 2 million horse po...

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Train Chaos 'caused by too many layers'

Funny story: Train Chaos 'caused by too many layers'

London- Emergency workers and National rail staff blame rail chaos on passenger's clothing. Staff battling to end the Monday morning rush-hour chaos that crippled London's Thameslink rail route have revealed the cause of the delays - a 'silly moo'...

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UK government considering plan for trains capable of over 20mph

Funny story: UK government considering plan for trains capable of over 20mph

Ministers are considering plans to build a "high speed" train link between London and Dorking. This would allow Dorking residents to travel to the nation's capital at the hitherto unheard of speed of 23mph. Trains on the line currently chug along at...

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The Beginner's Guide Part 4: Ten Things To Know About Travel

Funny story: The Beginner's Guide Part 4: Ten Things To Know About Travel

Hello and welcome to the fourth in our Beginner's Guide series. In this edition we are talking about travel. Since man could first walk, he has wandered freely, seeking out adventure and experience to broaden the mind. From the classic family holiday to the trans-Atlantic business trip, travel has become a much needed part of the day to day dealings of the human race. Whether you are p...

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The Beginner's Guide Special Edition: Ten Things To Know About Dorking

Funny story: The Beginner's Guide Special Edition: Ten Things To Know About Dorking

Due to the popularity of our 'Beginner's Guide' series, we have decided to print a selection of periodicals covering more specific subjects. Currently in the making is our 'Season's' selection, and we will also be publishing certain topical items, the first of which is our 'Halloween' special. Look out for these soon. But the first of our Special Edition's is devoted to Dorking. That histori...

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Chaos As Dover Port Closed For An Hour

Funny story: Chaos As Dover Port Closed For An Hour

The gates to the shores of Great Britain were sensationally closed yesterday for over an hour, causing turmoil amongst incoming and outgoing travellers and throwing the transport system in to chaos - over a biro. Port Authority employee Tony Weeks...

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Talk Strange To Be Understood Abroad, Says Expert

Funny story: Talk Strange To Be Understood Abroad, Says Expert

English tourists are being advised by a travel expert to adopt bizarre accents if they want to be understood by waiters and sales staff abroad. EIF News & Features' Travel Editor Peregrine Trip reckons the traditional method of making yourself...

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All Aboard!

Funny story: All Aboard!

I got on board the AMTRAK train to New York at New Carrollton as I normally do. Walking down the aisle wheeling my carry-on luggage with one hand and holding my coffee and blueberry Danish in the other, I spotted my old friend Joe. Even though he was wearing Ray Ban sunglasses, there was no mistaking his big, broad smile. Joe and I had spent many hours together on AMTRAK - Joe going to Delaware...

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ITV Snubs Top Travel Writer Over New Series

Funny story: ITV Snubs Top Travel Writer Over New Series

A top writer is furious at being passed over by ITV who have commissioned three new travel programmes. ITV Daytime have ordered celebrity travelogues by Adrian Admondson, Ade In Britain, and Dick Strawbridge, the boat-based Hungry Sailors, while a...

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I Don't Feel it's Time for Me to Stop Travelling, You Know?

Funny story: I Don't Feel it's Time for Me to Stop Travelling, You Know?

Hey there! I was sitting around the other day, at my parents, rolling a fat one, and I just thought to myself - "I'm not just not ready to stop travelling yet, I think I'll head off to Asia or the Pacific or something." I was comparing the life I had last year, when I was backpacking around Egypt to the one I have now, you know, trying to find a job, get a bond together to move out of my par...

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My Favourite Slut Walks by Sir Digby Herring-Bone Sweater No 24. Croydon-On-The-Lash

Funny story: My Favourite Slut Walks by Sir Digby Herring-Bone Sweater No 24. Croydon-On-The-Lash

Each week we join Sir Digby Herringbone-Sweater as he takes us on one of his famous Slut Walks. This week, Sir Digby discovers the cultural high watermark that is Croydon-On-The-Lash and its environs. I step off the rickety tram (a charming hallmark of a bygone era) alighting on the outskirts of East Croydon station, wondering what sights I will behold on this, my latest Slut Walk? I can barel...

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