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Extract from Jane Austen's Diary

Here follows a hitherto lost extract from the diary of Jane Austen, discovered by Christopher Long: Dear Diary, Today I was taking my morning constitution with Papa, when he told me that he had some business to attend to at Mr Henry Miggins' Cornershoppe. After a brief conversation with Mrs Miggins, during which we exchanged pleasantries about the weather, Papa and I alighted upon the establ...

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Jane Austen Diary Uncovered

Funny story: Jane Austen Diary Uncovered

Far from the numerous publications that have been published under the title The Jane Austen Diaries, a document has been uncovered that seems to suggest that the author herself kept a dairy. In reality the two pages discovered revealed that she was not just ahead of time in her books but also in her personal writings as well. The contents of the document, which is dated 1795, when Miss Austen...

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After UK Announce Jane Austen To Appear On Bank Note US Announce Austin Powers Will Appear On Theirs

Funny story: After UK Announce Jane Austen To Appear On Bank Note US Announce Austin Powers Will Appear On Theirs

The news that Jane Austen would become only the third woman, besides Queen Elizabeth II, to appear on an English bank note has prompted US Treasury officials to endorse $10 bills with an equally iconic figure. "We toyed with the idea of having Bio...

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Jane Austen Visits Bookstore in NYC's Grand Central Terminal

Funny story: Jane Austen Visits Bookstore in NYC's Grand Central Terminal

Furious upon learning that her likeness would appear on 10-pound Bank of England notes, Ms. Austen determined she would take action to express her displeasure. "Kinda cheap," Jane reportedly complained, spreading the word that she had expected...

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Pride and Prejudice Reloaded book released

Funny story: Pride and Prejudice Reloaded book released

Today, lines were forming outside bookstores across the country as excited readers couldn't wait to get their hands on the latest classic remake. This time it's Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice which gets an update, as publishers try to milk the pop...

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BBC Gives Wuthering Heights Raunchy Radio Makeover - More To Come

Funny story: BBC Gives Wuthering Heights Raunchy Radio Makeover - More To Come

Fans of classic English literature are about to be assaulted by an expletive-filled version of Wuthering Heights. The latest radio play version of Emily Bronte's romance will portray Cathy and Heathcliffe as they have never been heard before. A...

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Lilo, Madge & Paris To Star In Nude BBC Production

Funny story: Lilo, Madge & Paris To Star In Nude BBC Production

Head of entertainment at the BBC Sir Alec Douglas Hume has announced a new version of Jane Austen's Classic "Pride and Prejudice". "The public just cant get enough of this classic tale" said Mr Hume, "So we intend to do another version using an in...

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New Jane Austen book - Ecstacy and Emphesema' found

Funny story: New Jane Austen book - Ecstacy and Emphesema' found

A rare unfinished edition of a Jane Austen novel is to be completed by author Irvine Welsh.

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Jane Austen Gets a Makeover, Sex Beats Sensibility.

Funny story: Jane Austen Gets a Makeover, Sex Beats Sensibility.

Jane Austen's life is about to be a book and, naturally, the novelist will be appearing on the front cover. However the face behind some of the world's most-loved books has been deemed unable to sell them.

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