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Funny story: Spelling Bee Winner prepares for life of ridicule

Spelling Bee Winner prepares for life of ridicule

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.- Snigdha Nandipati a 14-year-old of San Diego won the 85th Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night when she correctly spelled the word "guetapens," which means a trap or ambush. Although Nandipati took home a $35,000...
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Funny story: Dawkins to be new host of Countdown!

Dawkins to be new host of Countdown!

Atheist fundamentalist and evolution crackpot Richard Dawkins is adding spellchecking to his resume. Dawkins has released a video of himself hilariously mocking Ray Comfort. Comfort, who Dawkins refers to as 'the banana man', is an evangelist who...
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Funny story: The Discovery Institute want 'Science' removed from the dictionary

The Discovery Institute want 'Science' removed from the dictionary

The Discovery Institute, having failed to have Intelligent (*cough* Creationism *cough*) Design taught in schools, has instead requested that the word 'science' is removed from every English dictionary. "It is an affront," said Bill Dembski, the n...
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Funny story: Dear Fantasie's, Keyport, NJ:

Dear Fantasie's, Keyport, NJ:

Dear Fantasie's, Keyport, NJ: I write to you about the sign in front of your building. It is, in a word, disgusting. As the only strip club in the Borough of Keyport, I assume you have been cleared by the Borough's buildings department, so you must not be breaking any law, per-se, but that hideous, revolting sign, which looms high above your presence on Route 36, the busiest street in our B...
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Funny story: Rooney Excels In Spelling Test

Rooney Excels In Spelling Test

These days we are always hearing about how all our footballers are earning far too much money and are such terrible role models for children everywhere. So it's always nice when we hear a good news story. This week, Manchester United Superstar W...
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Funny story: Proof Readers Gazette

Proof Readers Gazette

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Funny story: English spelling MUST be made easier to keep people out of prison, according to one literacy researcher

English spelling MUST be made easier to keep people out of prison, according to one literacy researcher

A high number of "inconsistencies" in the way basic words are spelt makes it much harder for children to read and write at a young age, it is claimed. Masha Bell, author and literacy researcher, will tell a conference of English teachers on Friday that sweeping reforms are needed to the spelling system to improve children's linguistic skills. Above headline from online Daily Telegraph.
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Funny story: Butcher sues sign writer

Butcher sues sign writer

Arsene Cockbottom, master pork butcher of Scunthorpe has taken his sign writer, Justin Theole, to court, after receiving back his tariff of charges from the printers, claiming that it is nothing like what he asked for, and does not want to pay his bi...
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Funny story: Violence in Kyrgyzstan Has U.S. Students Feeling Uneasy

Violence in Kyrgyzstan Has U.S. Students Feeling Uneasy

SOMEWHERE, In Asia - Authorities say at least five people have been killed in riots in Kyrgyzstan, igniting fears among American students that the troubled country might start ending up on spelling tests and geography quizzes. Witnesses in Osh, w...
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Funny story: Spelling Causes Global Warming

Spelling Causes Global Warming

National Spelling Bee. Chanting "Enuf is enuf. Enough is too much." protesters surrounded the Hyatt Hotel in Washington D.C. to display their anger at the dual whammy of atmospheric degradation and mental illness caused by spelling rules. Many of t...
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Funny story: Apple iPad Confirms to 7th Grade Coach That You Can Pretty Much Spell Anything With "I" In It.

Apple iPad Confirms to 7th Grade Coach That You Can Pretty Much Spell Anything With "I" In It.

MILFORD, OH - For 7th grade Milford Junior Tigers basketball coach Pete Winston, basketball is life. When he wakes up in the morning, he mixes his Cheerios with Fruit Loops and dreams of the play that will win the city championship. During a mo...
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Funny story: An even mor modest proposal to make spelling esier

An even mor modest proposal to make spelling esier

An even mor Modest Proposal: that everyone whenever they wish can omit surplus letters in words that don't represent meaning or pronunciation and often mislead. They ar the most common reason why spelling demons ar demonic. They waste time, paper, ink, but even mor they waste peple's time lerning them and hassl over getting them incorrect. U cannot gess what they ar or put them in the right pl...
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Funny story: Another Modest Proposal

Another Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal: to Regulate the Different Spellings of the same Words by American and English Writers, to Save Energy both Mechanical and Human, to Reduce Consumption of Ink, Paper and Trees. There is a troublesome dichotomy among users of the English language as to the spelling of certain words. Also, certain spelling rules taught to grade school children in America run counter to orthograp...
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Funny story: Local Man Wonders Why TEA is spelled 'TEA' instead of 'T'

Local Man Wonders Why TEA is spelled 'TEA' instead of 'T'

Local deep-thinker Norbert Wibble was at it again today as he pondered one of the mysteries of the world: why isn't the word 'Tea' spelled 'T'. Mr. Wibble, 53, Cockchafe Street, Orkney Islands, was enjoying a nice cup of warm brew when the thought...
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Funny story: Letter from the Prime Minister Gordon Brown

Letter from the Prime Minister Gordon Brown

Following his recent ridiculing on the Spoof web site regarding his spelling error in a letter to a deceased soldier's mother, the Spoof received a strongly worded letter from the pen of the PM himself. Deer Spoof.Con, Inn you're resent articul ewe had the timerety too ridicool my speling. Eye bee leave that this was injust hand complitely unfare. Eye was the fourtunate resipient of a privet...
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Funny story: Yet another flu nobody will catch

Yet another flu nobody will catch

Emerging out of North America this week, is a terrible new form of flu that has struck fear into the hearts of lexicographers everywhere. Beautiflu is a mutated form of the word Beautiful, and has been spotted as a misspelling on thousands of webs...
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Funny story: Britain has no litteracy problem, Minister clailms

Britain has no litteracy problem, Minister clailms

British government Education Minister, Mrs Cherie Baybee, today made the surprise claim that British people had no problems with reading and writing. 'Thanks to the Labour goverment', she said, 'all children and adults are not only equal, they are...
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Funny story: Degree in Scousology introduced

Degree in Scousology introduced

Universities across Britain today introduced a new degree today - Scousology. New professor of Scousology at Oxford University, R A Billy, said: 'This is the way forward for education in this country, just like awarding Victoria Crosses to token n...
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