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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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Funny story:  Willie Nelson to Join Twitter Birdies at Wall Street Protest

Willie Nelson to Join Twitter Birdies at Wall Street Protest

Twitter birdies are disgusted, and they want the whole world to know. With the share price of Twitter down but work assignments up, the Twitter birdies say they have to speak out. Wall Street wants faster expansion of the business, but the birdie...
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Funny story:  NASA Says Mystery Rock on Mars Is an Old Jelly Doughnut

NASA Says Mystery Rock on Mars Is an Old Jelly Doughnut

First the word was that the "discovered" rock looked like a jelly doughnut. Read the story at the San Jose Mercury News: "Jelly doughnut" rock on Mars suddenly appears That's old news, as NASA is now reporting that further investigation has rev...
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Funny story:  Elephant Saunters into NY Starbucks

Elephant Saunters into NY Starbucks

What for, you ask? To buy his morning coffee, of course. On a break from a nearby zoo, the elephant munched peanuts and chatted with startled customers as he waited for his order, two dozen Skinny Mochas. He said he was watching his weight; s...
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Funny story:  Spider-Man Out of Work

Spider-Man Out of Work

His Broadway show, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is closing, and he's not looking forward to joining the unemployment line. "The worst part," Spidey confided, "is that they donated my costume to The Smithsonian, so I have to scrounge around...
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Funny story:  Glow-in-the-dark Pigs Comment on their Plight

Glow-in-the-dark Pigs Comment on their Plight

Think it's fun to glow green in the dark? (If you're so inclined, you can read about the green pigs here on the website of The Los Angeles Times). Many of the green pigs are not happy campers. One pig complained, "What do they think we are?...
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Funny story:  Mike Bloomberg's Baby Grandson Caught with a Big Pepsi

Mike Bloomberg's Baby Grandson Caught with a Big Pepsi

The outgoing mayor of NYC has had a lot to say about large, sugary drinks. In short, he hates them. They don't jive with his health crusade. But his newborn grandson (he was born on Christmas Eve) ain't buying it. "Breast milk is ok," said...
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Funny story:  BOY Pandas Think Pink, Turn Out To Be GIRLS

BOY Pandas Think Pink, Turn Out To Be GIRLS

"Thank Heaven for Little Girls," Maurice Chevalier sang in the background recently when it was announced at Zoo Atlanta that the panda twins born in July, once thought to be male, are female. Blimey! As reported in Oh, boy! Atlanta zoo finds ou...
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Funny story:  Mona Lisa Begs: Let Go, Lego

Mona Lisa Begs: Let Go, Lego

At a packed press conference in NYC's Grand Central Station last night, Mona Lisa (yep, the one who's the subject of Leonardo da Vinci's famous 1503 painting) told the world of her outrage to find out that someone had made a Lego likeness of her famo...
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Funny story:  Spider-Man Furious His Broadway Show Is Closing

Spider-Man Furious His Broadway Show Is Closing

He no longer loves New York, after learning that his show, "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark," will be closing in January (it hasn't been packing 'em in at the box office). "What I can't figure out," a perplexed Spider-Man has told friends, "is that...
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Funny story:  Santa's Workshop to Be a Public Corporation; Elves Furious

Santa's Workshop to Be a Public Corporation; Elves Furious

Everybody's doin' it. Going public, that is. It's the rage these days. So Santa Claus figured: why not? Within the next two weeks, there'll be an IPO (initial public offering) of stock in Santa's workshop. Santa's elves are furious. They...
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Funny story:  Twitter Birdies Hate Working for a Public Company

Twitter Birdies Hate Working for a Public Company

Lots of folks are ecstatic that Twitter is now a publicly traded company. But not the Twitter birdies! Word is that they were much happier when the company was a private one, filled with relaxed-looking workers in jeans and T shirts. Now, for...
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Funny story:  Moon Signs Up for Cosmetic Makeover

Moon Signs Up for Cosmetic Makeover

It happened when the moon read the following (in an article, NASA's GRAIL Mission helps Scientists Figure Out Moon's Rough and Stony Look, at the FrenchTribune.com): "Scientists have now understood the reasons behind the moon's rough and stony look.
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Funny story:  Mice Furious about Forced Participation in Hair Growth Study

Mice Furious about Forced Participation in Hair Growth Study

When Gail Farrelly, Science & Technology reporter at The Spoof.com, read a Bloomberg.com article, "Mouse Study May Target Hair Growth Method for Baldness," she knew she had found the subjects for her next in-depth profile. The first sentence...
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