Foto fanatics claim that a picture is worth a thousand words and McLuhanesque mediasperts have pushed the picture as the new language. Online publication TheSpoof.com which deals mostly in verbiage with only a few rather old and worn out fotos and not a video in sight has decided to take startling fotos, not show them and then describe them in vivid detail.
SYDNEY- Top linguists from the English-speaking world convened in Sydney, Australia on Monday and reached a difficult consensus regarding the proper spelling of...
As part of its annual review of the ever evolving English language, a spokesperson for the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has announced that the word 'Yaknow' is to be added to the next edition.
British Minister of State for Trade, Investment and Foreign Affairs Ian McCartney announced that Britain has begun exporting adjectives to the United States.
Mark Lowton, sainted editor and head-honcho of well regarded spoof website, TheSpoof.com is to make history, with a new word in the Oxford English Dictionary.
The British Anagram Society today issued a tumult aim (ultimatum) to the country's sorted stress crow (crossword setters) to stop taking anagrams so cop yell met (completely) for granted.
The word "IRONY", thought to have been lost from the American vocabulary forever, was today discovered under a small filing cabinet at the state book depository in Fife, Alabama.
US linguists have discovered that children across the US are surprising their families with the precocious pronunciation of the Democratic leading candidate, Obama.
Wayne Rooney, the erm Manchester United and erm England striker, has entered the Record Books again by shattering the World Erm-saying Record, breaking the existing total set by Simon Jack in 1978.
Yesterday, the UK Government officially welcomed the word 'Celebutante' into the English language by presenting it with the prestigious Wow-a-new-Word award.
Police today revealed that a 27 year old English teacher has been beaten to death by the checkout staff at a supermarket in Guildford, Surrey.
With judges breathing down the necks of White House IT techs in search of the millions of possible lost emails, the White House revealed that old hard ONS (official nomenclature systems) have been discarded.
Babelfish, the translation service from Alta Vista is to launch an exciting new service in the summer that will help the global community of internet users.
During the past few months, school boards across the nation have been in meetings. The topic of these meetings? The new language course curriculum. Spanish, French, German, and in some schools Japanese will still be taught. But with the breakdown in...
March 4, New York-Employees of the Metropolitan Transit Authority were amused to learn "the train will be moving shortly, please be patient," sounds remarkable similar to the Japanese equivalent to "run you maggot motherf*&^%$s run,&qu...
I was recently delighted to be invited to the annual English Language Society Award Ceremony to accept their prestigious Prize for Promotion of the English Language.
Global Language Monitor has been counting words like there's no tomorrow. Paul Payack's website and internet dictionary predicts that soon the English language will give birth to its 1,000,000th word.
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