Local internet writing sensation Dickie Charles Rattlejavelin, who has topped countless internet comedy writers sites was today accused of fraud, by prominent academic Milton J Scratchnut III of Ivy League college Harvard.
Rattlejavelin, whose penny dreadful type sagas, such as 'Twisted Oliver' 'I Didn't Expect That Much' 'Dreaming On A Midsummer Night' 'The Copper David Felt' and 'Oh Fellow' have taken the internet by storm, racking up global ratings initially declined to comment.
Milton J Scratchnut III however, assured us that Rattlejavelin was in fact, a fraud.
"He just moves the words around," he told us. "He kind of updates stuff and tries to pass it off as an original idea. But any scholar can spot it a mile away. He initially enjoyed unprecedented success on internet humour sites, but then we got wise to him."
Acting on this information, we decided to conduct a little internet research of our own.
And, we unearthed some startling evidence.
Rattlejavelin posted a series of concise sketch articles under the general heading of 'Richard Rattlesnake's Airborne Carnival' which seemed vaguely familiar. Sketch titles in the dissertation included the 'Dead Robin Sketch' and the 'Spanish Acquisition Sketch' in which Spanish bankers terrorise the populace with their penchant for pantomime torture.
The running catchphrase for the series of sketches: "And now for something a bit alternative" aroused our suspicions a bit.
Another sequence, centred on a hotel in Brixham, Devon, featured a gangly hotelier named Denzil Fluty and a hapless Portuguese waiter named Rafa. We felt that we'd heard all this somewhere before, so we called Rattlejavelin and asked him to explain himself.
He told us to fuck off.
The ignorant, rude, badly behaved bastard.
So before he had a chance to hang up we told him to: "Screw yourself up the arse with a spinning pineapple, you twat.!"
Needless to say, on this occasion we had the last laugh.
More as we get it.