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Funny story:  You to continue reading this article

You to continue reading this article

Despite having what some have called an unappealing headline, you have just opened this article and started reading it. "I'm really not sure why I'm reading this article," you said. "So far it doesn't really seem to be about anything. I'm beginning to wonder why it was even written." Though the thought has crossed your mind to stop reading the article, you said that a combination o...
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Funny story:  Suggested Reading for Government Ministers for 2012

Suggested Reading for Government Ministers for 2012

Right Honourable David Cameron MP (Conservative) Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service. Recommended Book: The Importance of Being Eton By Nick Fraser. Right Honourable Nick Clegg MP (Liberal Democrat) Deputy Prime Minister, Lord President of the Council. (With special responsibility for political and constitutional reform) Recommended Book: Why V...
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Funny story:  Kindles Feud with Amazon; Angry about Carrying Ads!

Kindles Feud with Amazon; Angry about Carrying Ads!

When Amazon announced this week that it would be selling a new Kindle model "Kindle with Special Offers," one with advertisements, for $114 ($25 cheaper than the standard Kindle), the news was greeted enthusiastically by some. But not by all. Th...
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Funny story:  Dog Listens to Children

Dog Listens to Children

A scheme at a Primary school in Kent is working wonders. Pupils who are unwilling to read aloud are introduced to dogs who are happy to listen to the children reading to them. Educationalists say that the dogs do not judge whether the child is rea...
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Funny story:  Bizarre Plans For New Reading Tests

Bizarre Plans For New Reading Tests

The Coalition Government has announced strange new plans for reading tests for 6 year olds. A spokesperson for the Department of Education confirmed that children in England would be the subject of "an innovative approach to the testing of one's r...
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Funny story:  Shock Research Results Published

Shock Research Results Published

A National Literary Trust survey of 17,000 children in the U.K. has revealed that kids who use their local library are likely to be above average readers. Even more surprising was the news that children with a sub standard reading ability for their age were twice as likely not to go to a library. In the wake of this controversial conclusion, the Centre For Stating The Bleeding Obvious has co...
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Funny story:  The Ten Worst Selling Adult Books of 2010

The Ten Worst Selling Adult Books of 2010

Left Coast Mirror Magazine has just released its annual list of 'The 10 Worst Selling Adult Books of 2010.' LCMM owner, CEO, and Editor-in-Chief Ambrose Appomattox, 46, started his career as a beat reporter for the La Brea, California-based tabloi...
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Funny story:  Cons Teach Warders to Read at Yorkshire Jail

Cons Teach Warders to Read at Yorkshire Jail

In an amazing turn around, Spoof News learns that prisoners at Yorkshire's HMP Wakefield are holding classes to teach warders to read. A recent Government enquiry focused on the illiteracy rate of England's prison warders, many of who cannot fill...
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Funny story:  Reading School of Reading to clarify pronunciation

Reading School of Reading to clarify pronunciation

For many years, the Reading School of Reading has been the butt of jokes. Located on the outskirts of Reading, many people see the sign and wonder if it is pronounced as the REDding school of REEDing or the REEDing school of REDding. Now the new d...
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Funny story:  Kindles Protest Against Publishers Who Won't Let Them Speak, Vow Not To Shut Up

Kindles Protest Against Publishers Who Won't Let Them Speak, Vow Not To Shut Up

Angry Kindles, protesting against publishers who have turned off the text-to-speech function on some Kindle books, staged a demonstration on the steps of the entrance to the main branch of the New York City Public Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Str...
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Funny story:  Mississippi Schools to Ban Reading

Mississippi Schools to Ban Reading

In an effort to delist Mississippi as the third-lowest ranking school in national test scores of reading ability, Governor Haley Barbour has decided to ban reading in public schools: "The people of the great state of Mississippi will no longer tolera...
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Funny story:  Sexist Britain - Letting the bitch know whos boss

Sexist Britain - Letting the bitch know whos boss

Well, no doubt you are trying to read this fantastic, humourous, well-crafted piece of literature with your pleased eyeballs, and somewhere off in the distance you can hear a buzzing. You really want to plough on with this article, hoping, yearning, almost praying that it will give you an excuse to behave like the belligerent, misogynistic, self-satisfying prick you know and pretend to despise. Yo...
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Funny story:  FA Respect Programme Goes To Shit After Watford/Reading Linesman Blunder

FA Respect Programme Goes To Shit After Watford/Reading Linesman Blunder

The Respect Programme, - the FA's programme of activities to combat unacceptable behaviour in football at every level - on the pitch and from the sidelines - is this morning in tatters, after a ridiculous blunder by the linesman in last weekend's Cha...
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Funny story:  AskFrFred44giveness Seen Protesting California Gay Marriage Ceremony

AskFrFred44giveness Seen Protesting California Gay Marriage Ceremony

Picture the poor soul at the gay marriage ceremony of two octogenarian lesbians who have been together for more than half a century. There he stands armed with his preprinted placard reading: "Homosex is a Sin!"...
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Funny story:  New "Dummies for Dummies" book published

New "Dummies for Dummies" book published

The latest book in the 'for Dummies' series - those bright yellow books on a range of subjects for the uninitiated - "Dummies for Dummies", is being published and launched today by literary giant Tara Palmer-Dumbkinson at the Acme B...
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Funny story:  Congratulations!  You Just Won $1,000,000!

Congratulations! You Just Won $1,000,000!

The Grenadian Lottery Group has pleased to inform you that you have won $1,000,000. We have chosen websites at random and chose to post the winning post on this website. And because you are reading this post, you are a winner.
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Funny story:  Parents Struggle in Reading Crisis

Parents Struggle in Reading Crisis

After a recent survey indicated that 87 percent of American kids don't like to read, parents and teachers have been struggling to find good reading material for them. "They just don't care about reading. They'd rather play their vide...
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Funny story:  Football Results To Be Read By A Woman

Football Results To Be Read By A Woman

BBC Sport, in a move calculated to revolutionise viewers' perception of women in sport, have agreed to a trial run of women reading the football results on Final Score on Saturdays. In a link-up with television and the BBC website, here are today's results read by chatty Chat Show host Gaby Logan:...
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