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Funny story: Teenage girl puts down smartphone, grabs book

Teenage girl puts down smartphone, grabs book

A Chicago-area teenage girl, who, according to her parents, hasn't put down her smartphone in 4 years, recently put her device down and picked up a book. "I was shocked," said the girl's father, Neil Withers, about the seeing his daughter with a...
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Funny story: Goodreads Troll Spends Three Months Writing Review

Goodreads Troll Spends Three Months Writing Review

A prolific book reviewer on popular website (and troll cave) 'Goodreads' has finally completed writing her 40,000 word, 1 star review for New York Times bestselling novel "The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club" - calling her review a "masterpiece" b...
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Funny story: Hillary Clinton Takes Break to Write Book on How Not to Promote a New Book

Hillary Clinton Takes Break to Write Book on How Not to Promote a New Book

New York - Former first lady Hillary Clinton has decided to take a break from her current book tour to listen to her latest muse - her own current book tour. "I looked in the mirror the other day, and I realized that my disastrous book tou...
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Funny story: Pediatricians Urge Parents to Read Aloud to Kids, Starting at Birth

Pediatricians Urge Parents to Read Aloud to Kids, Starting at Birth

"Yippee!" said one bookseller when she heard the news. She continued,"This is our big chance to dump our inventory of kids' books." Giving a thumbs-up sign to an assistant, she said, "Get all the junk onto the selling floor and prepare to sell, sel...
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Funny story: After Dismal Sales, Publisher Recommends Other Uses For Hillary Clinton Book

After Dismal Sales, Publisher Recommends Other Uses For Hillary Clinton Book

New York City - Publishing giant Simon & Schuster, desperate to find a way to turn a profit on Hillary Clinton's new book "Hard Choices", has come out with other possible uses for the book. The company hopes to entice some who don't intend to rea...
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Funny story: "'UK' Amazon Kindle Replacing School Library Books" - Gove

"'UK' Amazon Kindle Replacing School Library Books" - Gove

Every school library in the country is currently being torn to shreds and replaced with thousands of Amazon Kindles that can only access books written by British authors. The wet dream of both Amazon and Michael Gove has become a reality as workme...
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Funny story: Another Rowling Blockbuster

Another Rowling Blockbuster

A book called "From Bags to Bitches" has rocketed to the Number One slot in America. Written by Alma Chancer it had originally sold only two hundred and nine copies; but after a lawyer working for Schillings inadvertently leaked on a Twitter account...
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Funny story: Friend's Book Is Simply Brilliant

Friend's Book Is Simply Brilliant

Awed by her boundless imagination, characterizations and writing skills, as well as her unique technique Helen Schwartz hailed the self-published novel written by her friend Carol Hill as "Utterly Fantastic". "Carols's stuff is completely mind-blo...
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Funny story: Book Review - The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

Book Review - The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

I have read many reviews of this book and of course, it is a classic, therefore I won't bore you with my review. That said..... I felt it a little presumptuous of the author to call his book "Great" before it was even published; after considerable research I discovered that the original title of this book was just "The Gatsby" and 'Great' was added by Miss Fitzgerald - just to sell her boo...
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Funny story: Local Man Finishes College at 42-Years-Old

Local Man Finishes College at 42-Years-Old

I'm certainly dad left it in his will that my college would be paid for along with an allowance so that I could concentrate of my getting better grades. Then my mother passed away and left me the house and car. So, for the last twenty plus year...
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Funny story: Book Review - Yoga For Dummies

Book Review - Yoga For Dummies

Where oh where do I start with this review? First of all I think the writer of this book is obviously "having a laugh" at our, the readers - expense. Secondly, who on earth would buy this book? I did. I own a clothes shop, we sell suits, nice suits, but sales have been down, I didn't know if it was due to our opening hours (2.00 am - 4.00 am - Wednesdays only), my sales staff (a mute...
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Funny story: Book Review - Henry V by William Shakespeare

Book Review - Henry V by William Shakespeare

Just who is the secretive Henry V...what does the V stand for? Viktor, Vaughn, Vincent or even Vanessa? No, seriously, I know that V means 5 in French or some other 'silly' language. So, my real question about this book is...what happened to parts 1,2,3 and 4 of this series....and will there be a sixth installment? I wish writers would not start a series of books with the fifth one....s...
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Funny story: Book Review - Noah's Ark by God

Book Review - Noah's Ark by God

This book bears no resemblance to the movie starring Australian actor Russell Crowe! That said, I would be interested if Crowe, in his role as Noah, wanted to make room on his Ark for kangaroos, wallabies and Koala bears; as I saw none board the ark in the movie. As an Australian he should really have insisted. Also, and this is just an observation, did he get a massive discount at Petsm...
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Funny story: Book Review - Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

Book Review - Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

This is a book I simply could not put down, due entirely to the fact that I was involved in a rather unfortunate sexual bondage role play game involving 234 rolls of sticky tape. And a goat. However, once I managed to remove the goat from my apartment I did read the book. There are many words I could use to describe this book, fantastic, great, superb, remarkable, outstanding, stupendous...
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Funny story: Book Review - Peter Pan by Some Bloke Called Barry

Book Review - Peter Pan by Some Bloke Called Barry

This book "Hooked" me from page one, one of the only bright memories of a sad childhood plagued by bouts of bed wetting, temper tantrums and soiled underwear......I really wish Grandma hadn't moved in with us.... I digress. Peter pan is a kid that never grow up, a bit like Arnold from Different Strokes. However, instead of being adopted by a rich white guy, Peter Pan embarks on a horrendo...
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Funny story: Book Review - The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

Book Review - The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

One of my favorite books. Once I realized it was not a non-fiction book about a census study on a small French Island or a Sesame Street character with a fetish for numbers and in fact a tale of revenge, hidden identities and twists I was pleasantly surprised. If in fact anyone did compile a census of Monte Cristo, and did indeed count the residents of the small island, I am led to believe t...
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Funny story: Book Review - Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

Book Review - Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

This book was a little too deep for my liking. As a shallow sort of guy I was a little out of my depth. As I read it my heart sank as I plunged into a depression. I do not like to whale, and I am not fishing for compliments, but this was oceans worse than my book, Seven Leagues Under the Sea. Anyway, I hope that in the years to come Miss Verne writes other books, she is a talented write...
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Funny story: Book Review - The List by Steve Martini

Book Review - The List by Steve Martini

A Twat is a MASSIVE fan of Steve Martin. He loved him in Parenthood and Parenthood 3 (not so hot on Parenthood 2) and he is utterly hilariously as that guy with the big nose. A TWAT DID NOT KNOW HE WROTE BOOKS! Wow! What a talented guy, despite his big nose. What the list is, A Twat does not know, by A Twat, who is continuing to write in third person, also could write a book about lists...
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