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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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Funny story: Elite Squad of Twitter Birdies Handles the Queen's Tweets

Elite Squad of Twitter Birdies Handles the Queen's Tweets

Shortly after it was announced that the Queen had sent her first tweet it's been revealed that only "special" Twitter birds are entrusted with the royal tweets. Not just any old birdie will do. In addition to possessing a royal pedigree (commone...
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Funny story: Cured Ebola Doc Sneezes at NYC Press Conference

Cured Ebola Doc Sneezes at NYC Press Conference

The press conference started out without incident, as scores of medical workers, hospital officials, politicians, and reporters crowded around the cured doc to wish him well as he was released from a NYC hospital. Warm wishes, hugs, and handshake...
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Funny story: Drones Demand Extra Pay for Working in NYC

Drones Demand Extra Pay for Working in NYC

Sure they're unmanned, but that doesn't mean those airborne vehicles don't wanna have a life. If the drones have to put up with trouble and inconvenience, they expect to be adequately compensated for it. A bunch of them made that abundantly cle...
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Funny story: Irate Raccoon Booted out of Bronx Beauty Supply Store

Irate Raccoon Booted out of Bronx Beauty Supply Store

"No way to treat a lady," the startled raccoon complained. She continued, "I was just stocking up on some manicure and pedicure supplies and minding my own business when some dames, clutching boxes of beauty supplies, started screeching at the si...
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Funny story: Ice Bucket Shortage Plagues U.S.

Ice Bucket Shortage Plagues U.S.

Okay, the ice bucket challenge HAS been a boon to ALS research. But how about the poor folks who are just in need of ice buckets? Y'know, like to carry ice. They're out of luck! There's not an ice bucket to be had. They're all being used for The...
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Funny story: Twitter Birdies Go On Shopping Spree

Twitter Birdies Go On Shopping Spree

"Shop till you drop" doesn't apply only to humans. Twitter birdies, bored with their usual endeavors, have taken to shopping. Boy, have they taken to shopping! During the last few weeks, the best stores on Fifth Avenue in NYC have been packe...
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Funny story: Boobs, Butts, and Beyond! Cellphones Condemn Current Selfie Craze

Boobs, Butts, and Beyond! Cellphones Condemn Current Selfie Craze

The cellphones made their feelings known yesterday at a noon demonstration in NYC's Times Square. A mix of tourists and native New Yorkers observed the proceedings. The former were startled, but the latter merely looked resigned. The natives have s...
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Funny story: NYC Carriage Horses Start A New Business

NYC Carriage Horses Start A New Business

The slogan? Buy beautiful blinders! The horses became entrepreneurs when Mayor Bill de Blasio indicated his dislike for the horse-and-carriage trade. Faced with losing their jobs, the NYC horses galloped onto another endeavor. After years of be...
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Funny story: Pediatricians Urge Parents to Read Aloud to Kids, Starting at Birth

Pediatricians Urge Parents to Read Aloud to Kids, Starting at Birth

"Yippee!" said one bookseller when she heard the news. She continued,"This is our big chance to dump our inventory of kids' books." Giving a thumbs-up sign to an assistant, she said, "Get all the junk onto the selling floor and prepare to sell, sel...
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Funny story: Pope Fears The Voice's Sr. Cristina May Want His Job

Pope Fears The Voice's Sr. Cristina May Want His Job

He's a nervous wreck these days, as he thinks unemployment could be looming. Sr. Cristina may want to be Pope, he's told friends, adding, "And she' a triple threat. She sings, she dances, she prays. And one more thing. She's Italian, which is...
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Funny story: Bear Lying in a Hammock Offered a Job

Bear Lying in a Hammock Offered a Job

He was relaxing and minding his own business when the photo went viral. The bear has told friends he fails to see why it's such an oddity. "What's so interesting about seeing someone relax in a hammock?" he asks. A major hammock maker thought i...
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Funny story: Chimps Beat a Path to Doors of Law Schools

Chimps Beat a Path to Doors of Law Schools

No monkeying around! Now that they are pressing for the right to sue, a number of chimps have decided to go to law school. One chimp points out, "The proceeds of successful lawsuits should stay within the species. Why should we let bossy humans...
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Funny story: Burger King Workers Like the Slogan Change

Burger King Workers Like the Slogan Change

Good-bye "Have it your way." Hello "Be your way." And the BK workers seem to approve. "Why should pesty customers expect everything THEIR way?" asked a gum-chewing BK worker yesterday, continuing, "what a crock." Popping his gum at the interview...
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Original Whitney Houston Lyrics Found

Who knew? Whitney's 1985 Smash Hit, 'Saving All My Love For You,' was originally penned for a porno flick. The original lyrics appear to have been, 'Shaving All My Muff For You.'
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