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"Sorry" Removed From The Dictionary

Funny story: "Sorry" Removed From The Dictionary

The word sorry has become the first word to be removed from the English Oxford Dictionary because it has lost all of its meaning. With politicians, pupils, and perverted next-door neighbours using that word all too often, that word has now been t...

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Startling New Definitions In Latest Dictionary Update

Funny story: Startling New Definitions In Latest Dictionary Update

As reported in this space earlier, the Oxford English Dictionary online has been updated to include some "Americanisms." Last year the quarterly publications included new words or terms such as "Selfing" and "OMG,." as in "OMG, I Am, Like, Literally Unfriending You." The latest online update includes: National Security - n, adj. A term associated with the U.S. Government's "war on whistle...

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Scrabble launch the Welsh Language edition

Funny story: Scrabble launch the Welsh Language edition

Mattel, the makers of Scrabble, have announced that the world's most popular board word game with plastic tiles, is to have a Welsh Language version. "We've produced a French and German version already," said Matthew Tell, product designer at the...

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Twitter Birdies Take Over Word TWEET, Real Birds Furious

Funny story: Twitter Birdies Take Over Word TWEET, Real Birds Furious

The "takeover" is a done deal. And "real" birds (y'know the kind that chirp outside your window and poop on the windshield of your car) are all aflutter. As reported by a reporter who understands bird talk and listened in on their conversation,...

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Obama revising dictionary

Funny story: Obama revising dictionary

President Obama, today, during an unscheduled press conference he called, pre-empting the Drew Carey show, The Price is Right, indicated that he is presenting to Congress, a list of words which he wants stricken from the English language. the first o...

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Politician's Dictionary

Funny story: Politician's Dictionary

Amarulence: How politicians think of the voters - Bitterness, spite. Aphnology: What Politicians are preoccupied with - The study of wealth. Back-hander: Only the very new, or the two honest MP's in Parliament would not know what this means - A bribe or illegal inducement. Bank: Where politicians prefer not to store their ill-gotten back-handers and bribes, preferring to use Overseas...

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English Language To Receive Overhaul

Funny story: English Language To Receive Overhaul

The English language is to receive a massive overhaul in 2013, say experts from the Guild Of Dictionary Writers. Spokesmen say that the language has become cluttered and over-complicated in recent years, with many new words being added and spellin...

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Paper And Ink Factory Explosion Creates Entire Dictionary By Accident: "See! Told ya!" Say Evolutionists

Funny story: Paper And Ink Factory Explosion Creates Entire Dictionary By Accident: "See! Told ya!" Say Evolutionists

Miami, Florida - Evolutionists could not contain their excitement when a paper and ink factory exploded today, inadvertently creating an entire, accurate dictionary in its wake. Miami Paper and Ink Inc. exploded for unknown reasons. As hundreds w...

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Oxford Dictionary Boffins Told To Go Back To school

Funny story: Oxford Dictionary Boffins Told To Go Back To school

Boffins in charge of the English language have been told to go back to school in a row over their choice of Word of the Year for 2011. 'Squeezed middle' was chosen ahead of "Arab spring' and 'phone hacking' for the accolade by Oxford Dictionaries.

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Dictionary definition of 'religion' has changed in the latest edition

Funny story: Dictionary definition of 'religion' has changed in the latest edition

The religions of the world are finally united thanks to a change in the definition of the word religion in the latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. The new definition reads: Religion (N): Any one of a set of delusional belief systems...

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Merriam-Webster changes definition of "Psychotic"

Funny story: Merriam-Webster changes definition of "Psychotic"

Merriam-Webster have released their updates and revisions list today, and many linguists are up in arms over one particular change. The word "psychotic" and all of it's relations and roots have been changed to receive an additional definition. The...

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Webster's Dictionary To Include "WTF" In 2012 Edition

Funny story: Webster's Dictionary To Include "WTF" In 2012 Edition

New York - The highly respected Webster's Dictionary has announced it will include the acronym "WTF" in their 2012 edition. "WTF" which stands for "what the fuck"?" or "what the fuck!!!" is now used so commonly by so many Americans about so many t...

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Sound Definitions

Funny story: Sound Definitions

Electoral Roll - Packed lunch at the polling station Egg Nog - Noggin The Nog's chicken keeper Crumhorn - Musical cream cake Profiterole - Actor's salary Omelette - Short meditation mantra Letter - Renter of rooms Yorkshire Pudding - Geoff Boycott Reg Varney - Manto's brother Rhode Island Red - New England communist Nudism - Dism updated Francophile - Spanish Civil Wa...

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New words enter Oxford English Dictionary, including the verb "sheen"

Funny story: New words enter Oxford English Dictionary, including the verb "sheen"

The Oxford English Dictionary has announced a new raft of words that have become acceptable for use in every day speech. Demonstrating his ability to use words himself, dictionary editor Professor Pip Datpost said he was "excited, ecstatic, deligh...

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Emoticons become English

Funny story: Emoticons become English

The Oxford English dictionary has made the remarkable step of allowing some so-called emoticons into the dictionary complete with full definitions. Emoticons are the punctuation marks that display emotional responses, such as the traditional smile...

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A Brief Dictionary of Maris' World

Funny story: A Brief Dictionary of Maris' World

Excuse me for my forwardness but I must admit that I am not so good at the speaking of the language of the world. My dear fwends, I will make try to explain my comings in this space. I pronounce the dictionary to be open and welcome you to read at the leisure you much enjoy. ************************** Maris Padowal = The name I was borned with in goat stable next to shed. Family = P...

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"Assange" added to dictionary

Funny story: "Assange" added to dictionary

The verb "to assange" has been officially added to the Oxbridge English dictionary this week, in honour of the whiney attention-seeker Julian Assange. "To assange" is officially defined as "to act in a criminal manner and then to behave smugly and...

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Official Definition Makes The Word "Gay" Mean Bad

Top lexicographers have today announced new additions to, and definitions for, the words within the English language dictionary. Of these additions and revisions, however, there stands a solitary point of controversy - the word "gay" will now have th...

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Breaking news…

Inspector General’s Report Is Out

Much like a school report card, the Inspector General’s report is out and James Comey received an F for failure. Who’ve guess? Because he gave the world Donald Trump, he should have received a Z.
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