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Funny story: Bingo! Now available to workers aswell as the unemployed

Bingo! Now available to workers aswell as the unemployed

Thanks to George Osbourne's 2014 budget, the pastime of Bingo is no longer confined to the elite and those on benefits. As a resulting cut in Bingo tax, even the common working class can afford to take part in the game which was only affordable t...
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Funny story: Some Inner City Youth Go To Fukushima

Some Inner City Youth Go To Fukushima

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent in early 2014. That's rather high, but it's nothing compared to what black teens are grappling with: an unemployment rate that grew to 43.1 percent. Of course the rate is even worse for inner city black...
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Funny story: Jay Leno Receives His Very First Unemployment Check

Jay Leno Receives His Very First Unemployment Check

BEVERLY HILLS - Jay Leno who hosted The Tonight Show for 16 years has just informed the news media that he has received his very first unemployment check. One reporter asked the multi-millionaire if maybe he didn't feel a bit guilty for accepting...
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Funny story: Google: you will soon be replaced by a robot

Google: you will soon be replaced by a robot

SILICONE VALLEY, CA - Google CEO Eric Schmidt says his company is making "progress" in its campaign to solve the unemployment crisis once and for all time by replacing human beings with robots. "By making people redundant," Schmidt said, "we no lo...
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Funny story: Unemployment Island is sinking

Unemployment Island is sinking

It has been called a tropical paradise for layabouts and the most workshy nation on Earth. But now the South Pacific island of Nowukea - which has an unemployment rate of 99% - is sinking, and nobody is working on a solution. The island is on a ma...
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Funny story: GOP: "Stop Feeding Poor Kids Lunch and We'll Extend Benefits for the Long-term Unemployed"

GOP: "Stop Feeding Poor Kids Lunch and We'll Extend Benefits for the Long-term Unemployed"

WASHINGTON, DC--Rep. Al Newtrition, of the Tea Party Caucus in Congress, today announced that the House would be willing to extend unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed only if the federal government would stop wasting money feeding poor...
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Funny story: Let The Unemployed Eat Cake Says Heritage Foundation

Let The Unemployed Eat Cake Says Heritage Foundation

A spokesman for the Heritage Foundation, a conservative "think tank" appeared on the PBS News Hour and was interviewed by a flummoxed Gwen Awful. The man, Andre Gide, was a visiting scholar from "L'Autrichienne Economique," a neo-fascist institution...
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Funny story: Jay Leno Explains Politics

Jay Leno Explains Politics

As Jay Leno winds down his career, many have noticed a new "bite" in some of his jokes and comments. Last night proved to be no exception as the late night comic gave his take on the current American political scene. The following is a word for wor...
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Funny story: America, Love It or Leave It says Milton Freeman

America, Love It or Leave It says Milton Freeman

New York - The jobless rate in the U.S. has dipped to a five year low on steady gains. Employers hired at least 200,000 workers in the last four months. President Obama, upon hearing the news, said he was "ecstatic" and that the economy was "stup...
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Funny story: Unemployed to be forced to wear identifying badges

Unemployed to be forced to wear identifying badges

The Work and Pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith today announced that the unemployed will from now on be forced to wear a badge identifying them as 'Work Shy' so that members of the public can easily identify them. "For too long the Work Shy have...
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Funny story: CEO Envious of Temp Workers

CEO Envious of Temp Workers

As industry relies more on temporary workers,  CEOs tout the benefits of temporary employment and the disadvantages of executive positions. "I know that this CEO position will only last 2-4 years. After that, I won't have an impressive title, free...
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Funny story: Jobless rat hits another record

Jobless rat hits another record

An unemployed rat has again caused damage in BBC Radio Gateshead's studio. DJ Ike Anspinnem was getting ready to play an old record by the BoomTown Rats when the jobless rat leapt on to the turn-table and hit the record with its front paws and hea...
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Funny story: NY State Unemployment Benefits Collected by Dead People

NY State Unemployment Benefits Collected by Dead People

It's the gift that keeps on giving. Even after death. Word is that officials will be trying to get the money back. Huh? Retrieval from The Great Beyond? Lotsa luck with that one! This situation intrigued reporter Gail Farrelly, so she went to a NYS unemployment benefits office and interviewed applicants waiting in line to see what they thought of this news. Here's what some of them s...
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Funny story: Joblessness could affect millions

Joblessness could affect millions

With unemployment among the working classes reaching record levels, a similar problem could well permeate the upper classes. Increasing numbers of 'toffs' are worrying about 'joblessness' (which is a 'posh' word for 'unemployment'). And hundreds o...
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Funny story: Marijuana Legalization Responsible for University Patrol Lay-Offs in Colorado

Marijuana Legalization Responsible for University Patrol Lay-Offs in Colorado

DENVER - University patrol officers file for unemployment throughout Colorado just a few months after the state effectively passed ballot initiatives legalizing, taxing, and regulating recreational marijuana use. After Amendment 64 had passed, un...
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Funny story: 'Jobseeker methane' used to preserve packets of value ham

'Jobseeker methane' used to preserve packets of value ham

It has come to light that the manufacturers of low-cost packets of ham have been using human-derived methane as a means of preserving the meat for longer periods. Unpaid staff who were recruited through the government's back-to-work scheme were force...
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Funny story: Growing economic hard times have Irish little people community scared for their lives, gold

Growing economic hard times have Irish little people community scared for their lives, gold

Many members of Ireland's little people community are scared tonight. There has been a dramatic and sudden rise of kidnapping amongst the little people community in Ireland during these economic hard times. Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday dow...
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Funny story: UK Employment Figures Cause Rift in Fabric of Universe

UK Employment Figures Cause Rift in Fabric of Universe

Emeritus Professor of Nonsensical Economics and Head of the International Monetary Fund, Brian Donahue addressed reporters yesterday from his secret lair on the slopes of an unidentified volcano in the South Pacific where Professor Donahue lives to a...
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