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Hound Dog Sound Dog
Ben-Jamin the North-West radio broadcast enthusiast had a rude awakening today when testing his portable studio. He tweaked the frequency one notch too far and was set upon by 5 neighbourhood dogs.
A Smiley Suite
Anthropologists have discovered what they believe to be the earliest set of playing cards, in a recently opened Egyptian casket. The 65 card set contains an extra suite - a smiley face.
More Force, Less Fat
The New Jedi Order have issued a galaxy-wide report which clearly states the weight restrictions for would-be recruits. 'More Force, Less Fat' is their logo for this cycle.
A new reality show will hit our TV screens this Easter 'I'm a scarecrow - get me out of here'. Several veteran Brit-Rockers have already signed up.
Can't Sing, Won't Sing
Auditions have begun for a new TV show 'Can't Sing, Won't Sing'. Tone Deaf members of the public are invited to display their talents for singing off-key. The most discordant will win the main prize.
Goodbye Lardy Tuesday
'Mardi Gras' is now an inappropriate term according to the Red Party. From now on, the Tuesday preceding Lent ('Fat Tuesday') will be known as 'Horizontally-Challenged Tuesday'.
A Slice of Satellite Pizza
Scientists at the Houdrel Bank Observatory are planning a grand family event this Summer. It will feature games, stalls, and a giant pizza cooked upon the biggest satellite dish.
New Charity Set Up to Help Street Workers
'Chugger Aid' - the new scheme for charity muggers has today been launched. Its aim is to help support the workers who tirelessly pester office workers on their lunch-breaks, on high street precincts.
written by Nate John Won, 11 September 2014
Shelale-Air belt up
Cut-price Irish Airline 'Shelale-Air' are to step up their level of service for their plush new Business Class. The privileged Passengers will be provided with seat-belts.
written by Nate John Won, 29 August 2014
It's Completely Barmy and Bramy!
The 'Brassiere Brasserie' is the hottest new London dining experience. Customers are required to wear a brightly coloured bra over their clothes, before sitting down to eat.
Too Good To Be True
Mr Christian Truman of Bucks was arrested today, for wishing a passer-by a Good Morning. 'I've never trusted him,' said a neighbour. Some people are just too nice to be genuine.
Fringe theatre buffs are flocking to Edinburgh this year to watch a surprise first-time hit: 'Drugged-up Drama'. Every night, one member of the cast overdoses on caffeine before taking the stage.
Singer Kiki Dee has been nominated as a Spanish Ambassador for chickens. When asked about the selection process, the Minister for Farming clarified that Spanish cockerels always cry 'Kikideedee!'.
Black and White Together
A new government bill was passed today, ruling that all official documents must contain black and white print every other word, in order to provide equal representation of colour for British society.
The Write Time
In Manchester today, Technical Author Jim Ravioli inadvertently embedded one MS Word document within another, and ended up getting stuck inside a Documentation time paradox.
Pickles the cat got a fright when she caught hold of a loose piece of string hanging in the garden. It turned out to be a kite rope. The wind picked up and Pickles flew off, landing 5 miles from home.
Bean There Before
Apprentice Bob Cornflakes returned to college after a wasted week of work experience at 'Dozier & Dozier' Lawyers Inc. He only got to make coffee. 'I want to be a Barrister,' he said, 'not a Barista'.
On This Day in 1957... Teddy Boy Billy O'Toole broke his leg by falling from a rooftop in Allerton Liverpool. He later claimed to have been drunk, and was attempting to get a new set of drainpipes.
Escargot to Go
Customers at 'Barnacle' Ben Bennett's Seashell Shack had a nasty shock when they were served snails instead of cockles. 'It's my knees,' said Ben. 'It's easier just to rummage around in the garden.'
A Good Old Day's Work
Workers at Pickwick Victorian Fair were disgruntled after being paid a groat apiece for a hard day's work. Owner 'Hearty' Joe Riley denied any unfair practice. 'It's the going rate for 1828,' he said.
Double or Drop in Crackerjack Toads
Following a recent fall in the number of Crackerjack toads, the Scots Amphibian Society have issued a plea for folk to yell 'Crackerjack!' every time one is spotted every Friday, at 5 o'clock.
JLS - Still Flying High?
Boy Band sensation JLS have now revealed that they named themselves after 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull' - the character featured in the novella by Writer Richard Bach.
Mr Speaker Dishes Out Detention
Today, in Parliament, Master Dee of the Blue Party accused Master Gee of the Red Party, of '...not writing in pencil...' Mr Speaker has administered detentions accordingly.
Goodbye Greasy Tuesday
A new government bill has been passed, which deems the use of the term 'Fat Tuesday' as inappropriate. From now on, the Tuesday before Lent, is to be known as 'Horizontally-Challenged Tuesday'.