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Funny story: Isle of Wight News - Flowerpot statue comes under fire

Isle of Wight News - Flowerpot statue comes under fire

The controversial new sculpture erected at the end of Ryde pier has come under even more fire from an unexpected source, the children's television programme Bill and Ben. "When we had that charity appeal in 1986 for people to send in spare flower...
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Funny story: The Spoof to be closed for one day in protest alongside Wikipedia

The Spoof to be closed for one day in protest alongside Wikipedia

Popular artificial news site The Spoof will be supporting WikiPedia's stance on the US copyright laws by going dark for twenty-four hours. "Under new US legislation," said editor Mark Lowton, "much of the content of The Spoof would be illegal and...
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Funny story: Sheffield pensioner hounded off YouTube by America

Sheffield pensioner hounded off YouTube by America

Doting grandmother Nelly Bother, 76, was distraught today after her first tentative steps into the information age were completely ruined by the collective efforts of a bunch of Yanks. Nelly, of Shiregreen, with the help of her Help the Aged suppo...
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Funny story: China TV Accused of Plagiarism

China TV Accused of Plagiarism

Reports coming out of the Far East would suggest that CCTV (China Central TV) is regularly using footage from Western films and TV shows without paying any royalties. Back in 2004, the then European Trade Commissioner, Peter Mandelson, made the sa...
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Funny story: Matasui Corporation Sues Conan O'Brien over Trademark Infringement

Matasui Corporation Sues Conan O'Brien over Trademark Infringement

Industrial tool, feminine product and preschool toy manufacturing giant, Matasui Corporation, has filed a trademark infringement suit in U.S. federal court against the Conan O'Brien Show, for usurping the moniker "Tokyo Sandblaster" in their regular...
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Funny story: Alarm copyright infringement

Alarm copyright infringement

Tony Dribbleworth of Sheffield has launched an audacious bid to take back the money that he feels he is owed by alarm clock manufacturers the world over. Dribbleworth claims that he created the tune played by virtually every alarm clock created si...
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Funny story: Yorkshire GP To Sue Funnyman Paul Whitemouse

Yorkshire GP To Sue Funnyman Paul Whitemouse

In a bizarre twist to what has become a sad and seemingly never-ending saga, a doctor from Yorkshire has intimated that he is now intending to sue comedian and one-time cheese connoisseur Paul Whitemouse for breach of copyright. The story began se...
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Funny story: Director Martin Scorsese Sues Mascot Mr. Clean Over Trademark Bushy Eyebrows

Director Martin Scorsese Sues Mascot Mr. Clean Over Trademark Bushy Eyebrows

LOS ANGELES - Talk about giving the hairy eyeball! - In an unprecedented move last week, Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese filed criminal charges against popular household cleaning mascot Mr. Clean. Scorsese, 66, claimed that Clean, pres...
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Funny story: Pirate Book Founders Found Guilty - Sent to Jail

Pirate Book Founders Found Guilty - Sent to Jail

A court in Sweden has jailed several people behind The Pirate Book (TPB), also known as Below Decks, the world's most high-profile pirate-themed collaborative story, in a landmark case. The writers were found guilty of breaking decency laws and we...
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Funny story: X-Men Star Calls for Death Penalty

X-Men Star Calls for Death Penalty

X-Men: Origins star Hugh Jackman has added his voice to the growing calls for the return of capital punishment. The actor, who plays Wolverine in the upcoming movie, attacked 'the growing wave of serious crime' across the globe, and said that a re...
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Funny story: Rights Fight Bites!

Rights Fight Bites!

Hollywood,Ca. - Relatives of Stooge Curly Howard were in court again today, seeking damages for unauthorized use of their famous relative's name by French fry manufacturers. "Every one of these companies which sell or manufacture "Curly Fries" ow...
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Funny story: Big Boy Sues Blagojevich for Copyright Infringement

Big Boy Sues Blagojevich for Copyright Infringement

Chicago, IL- There seems to be no end in sight to Ilinois govenor Rod Blagojevich legal woes. In addition to charges that Gov. Blagojevich attempted to auction off Barak Obama's vacant senate seat and accusations of shaking down a variety of chari...
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Funny story: US Warns Israelis: Killing Civilians has an American Copyright

US Warns Israelis: Killing Civilians has an American Copyright

In the same way that roquefort can only come from the caves of Roquefort where French elves make the awful cheese from bat offal and champagne cannot be called champagne unless it's made by French monks suffering from cham pagne which is the fake dis...
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Funny story: Very Elderly Woman Arrested For Copyright Piracy

Very Elderly Woman Arrested For Copyright Piracy

Philadelphia PA-- Bertha Clarke, 98, was arrested yesterday for film piracy after an investigation by the FBI. The senior citizen was charged with unauthorized exhibition of a copyrighted DVD. She could receive five years in jail and a $250,000.00...
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Funny story: Music industry to fight Tape to Tape sharers

Music industry to fight Tape to Tape sharers

The music industry is to propose new measures in combating the surge in tape to tape music sharing in which music industry chiefs blame for a loss in interest in packaged boy band pop groups and more importantly, a lot of money. The industry aims...
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Funny story: Internet service providers to target LEGAL downloads

Internet service providers to target LEGAL downloads

Following on from the recent decision by internet service providers to target illegal file sharing, they will now also be targeting internet users who legally download files. Industry spokeswoman, Virginia Tiskally, said: "We can understand the...
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Funny story: Revolting Nigel

Revolting Nigel

A resident of Chipping Sodbury is mounting a one-man campaign against his local Odeon cinema in protest at the continued 'Knock Off Nigel' campaign being run in cinemas across the country.
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Funny story: Satirist Arrested For Plagiarism

Satirist Arrested For Plagiarism

Today a satirist was arrested for the ancient medieval crime of plagiarism.
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Style Maven/Ex-Con Stewart Announces Her Latest For the Holiday

Stewart today touted her rollout of MarthaGoblers--designer turkeys for the Thanksgiving feast. MarthaGoblers are available in various skin-tone shades from Titian Brown to Chirascuro Noir and Blanc
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