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Funny story: President Andrew ("Old Hickory") Jackson Visits NYC

President Andrew ("Old Hickory") Jackson Visits NYC

When he found out he would no longer be on the front of the $20 bill, President Jackson was NOT a happy camper. St. Peter gave him a one-day earth pass (apparently the first of several), so Jackson could vent about this disappointing news. Fir...
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Funny story: Ancient Wheel Displayed in Britain, Special Crooner at its Side!

Ancient Wheel Displayed in Britain, Special Crooner at its Side!

The news that a 3,000-year-old wooden wheel had been found in Britain was, of course, exciting. But even more exciting was who was standing at its side when the wheel recently made its debut to the public. It was none other than the late, great cr...
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Funny story: She Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus...And She Whipped Into Action!

She Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus...And She Whipped Into Action!

Six-year-old Nosy Nora, who plans to be a lawyer when she grows up, was shocked to witness the inappropriate display of affection from her perch on the stairs. She grabbed her iPhone and took a photo, so she could preserve the actions of the sneaky d...
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Funny story: Who Threw the Overalls in Mr. Murphy's Chowder?

Who Threw the Overalls in Mr. Murphy's Chowder?

NY Mets player Daniel Murphy has astonished the sports world -- and himself -- with a history-making performance. Home runs in six consecutive post-season games! There's a secret to his success. Keep it under your hat, but SOMEONE has been throwin...
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Funny story: Twitter Birdies May Lose Jobs, Hope for Remake of Movie THE BIRDS

Twitter Birdies May Lose Jobs, Hope for Remake of Movie THE BIRDS

Ever since Twitter announced plans to cut its workforce, the birdies have been all atwitter, wondering if some of them will be losing their jobs. "Hopefully not," said Bill Twitter, Head Bird of the Twitter Birdies labor union. "After all, it is...
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Funny story: Queen Victoria Storms Onto Twitter!

Queen Victoria Storms Onto Twitter!

Let the royal catfight begin. Word is that the late Queen Victoria, enraged by the fact that the length of Queen Elizabeth's reign has now eclipsed her own (thereby creating tons of publicity for the current monarch), feels compelled to speak out...
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Funny story: President McKinley Disgusted to Lose His Mountain

President McKinley Disgusted to Lose His Mountain

Former President McKinley returned from the dead (he was assassinated in 1901) yesterday and held a press conference in NYC's Grand Central Station. He wants the world to know how disgusted he is that the U.S. has changed the name of North America's...
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Funny story: Queen Victoria Sells Her Granny Panties at UK Auction

Queen Victoria Sells Her Granny Panties at UK Auction

They sold for $16,500. Not a bad haul for the long-deceased monarch. She reportedly confided to friends, "I had to promise St. Peter a 10% commission in order to get a one-day earth pass, but it was well worth it." Queen Victoria plans future tri...
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Funny story: Voters to Choose Face for Front of $10 Bill

Voters to Choose Face for Front of $10 Bill

Now that Alexander Hamilton is being booted from the front of the $10 bill, the competition is heating up among leading female candidates to replace him. The finalists have been announced by the Treasury Department, and voting by U.S. citizens ha...
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Funny story: Alexander ($10 Bill) Hamilton Holds Press Confernce in NYC

Alexander ($10 Bill) Hamilton Holds Press Confernce in NYC

Sure he's dead, but that didn't stop him from appearing before a huge crowd in Times Square yesterday to complain about the Treasury Department's plans to boot him from the front of the $10 bill. "It's an outrage," he told the crowd, continuing, "...
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Funny story: Twitter Birdies Plan Surprise Party for Outgoing CEO

Twitter Birdies Plan Surprise Party for Outgoing CEO

Don't be angry if your tweets are slightly delayed over the next few days. It's all for a good cause. You see, the birdies are busy preparing for the surprise party they are throwing for the CEO of Twitter, who is leaving his post as of July 1.
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Funny story: Teddy Bears Protest Planned Closing of FAO Schwarz

Teddy Bears Protest Planned Closing of FAO Schwarz

Even for New Yorkers who think they've seen it all, this was a unique sighting! Yesterday on Fifth Avenue in NYC, a large group of teddy bears protested the planned July closing of the world-famous toy store FAO Schwarz. The bears staged the prote...
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Funny story: Princess Charlotte Is Already Tweeting!

Princess Charlotte Is Already Tweeting!

Yep, you read that right. She started at four days old and there's no stopping her. Here's a sample of her tweets: -- Slept through homecoming from the hospital. I was bored. -- Hate my plain knitted cap. Fit for a peasant. Would it have kil...
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Funny story: Starbucks Baristas Study; Customers Squawk

Starbucks Baristas Study; Customers Squawk

Lots of kudos for Starbucks when it was announced that the company was initiating a program to pay college tuition for its baristas. No applause from the customers though. Baristas are so wrapped up in their studies, the level of service has dec...
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Funny story: Martians: Earth Day, Phooey! We Want a Mars Day!

Martians: Earth Day, Phooey! We Want a Mars Day!

The little green creatures have made up their minds that they aren't going to sit silently through another Earth Day while their own planet remains unrecognized. No siree! Yesterday a bunch of Martians held a protest on the steps of the main bran...
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Funny story: North West Blabs about NYC Fashion Week

North West Blabs about NYC Fashion Week

Once upon a time there was a little girl taken to Fashion Week in NYC. Her name was North West. She didn't find it fun at all. In fact, she cried to show her displeasure. It wasn't a tantrum, she had reasons for crying. And now we know those re...
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Funny story: Cellphones Announce Selfie-free Sundays

Cellphones Announce Selfie-free Sundays

Cellphones are disgusted with the amount (too many!) and general quality (awful!) of selfies, and they want everyone to know about it. So yesterday in NYC's Times Square they held a press conference to tell the world that they had come to an impor...
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Funny story: Cartoon Characters Squawk at NYC Press Conference

Cartoon Characters Squawk at NYC Press Conference

Travelers in NYC's Grand Central Station were stopped dead in their tracks yesterday when they witnessed an amazing press conference starring an irate group of cartoon characters complaining about their names. Here's "the skinny" about the even...
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Obama in Hiroshima

Mr. President saying all the 'right' things.

"Death fell from the sky.", said he.

Never rains but it pours, eh?
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