Showing:

Funny satire stories about Language

Try another search?

Funny story: The British Abroad - Part 6 (Learning the Lingo)

The British Abroad - Part 6 (Learning the Lingo)

Well, having spent over two years living in Turkey and practically emptying our bank account buying books, tapes, computer programmes etc. etc. in an attempt to get to grips with the confounded language we had to admit defeat. The embarrassment factor finally did for us. Out on the street we were gung-ho, jabbering away to all and sundry, but when we got home and realised that we'd told the n...

Read full story
Funny story: Much Overused Term Is Much Overused

Much Overused Term Is Much Overused

That much overused term, and this is a much overused term, has today been branded as one of the most overused terms in the English language.

Read full story
Funny story: Welsh People can Speak English!

Welsh People can Speak English!

When Danielle Lloyd in her own defence against accusations of racialism claimed to be of "mixed race" heritage, being partly Welsh, the whole Welsh nation rose up in uproar denying any connection with the former beauty queen.

Read full story
Funny story: Department Of Education Bans The Words "Jihad" And "Pigs" From American Language -

Department Of Education Bans The Words "Jihad" And "Pigs" From American Language -

Salt Lake City, Ut - Officials here issued a statement that the words "Jihad" and "pigs" would no longer be allowed in the English language based on repeated complaints from a local father and his family.

Read full story
Funny story: Linguists dissect Queen's English

Linguists dissect Queen's English

Buckingham Palace, London - (Associated Mess): Linguistics experts monitoring pronunciation changes in the English language have focused on the annual Queen's Xmas Message broadcasts and concluded that the old Mountbatten dumpling is sounding com...

Read full story
Funny story: Bush Reluctant to Make English Official U.S. Language, prominent word psychologists may know why

Bush Reluctant to Make English Official U.S. Language, prominent word psychologists may know why

Seemingly at odds with the extreme religious right, to whom he owes so much, President Bush on Saturday once more aired statements that seemed to indicate his continued reluctance to take a firm stand for Engish as the "official" language o...

Read full story
Funny story: US to Use Spiritual Warfare to Combat Terror

US to Use Spiritual Warfare to Combat Terror

WASHINGTON - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales announced today the appointment of twenty new translators to its language translation program, a key tool in its fight against terrorist acts against the United States. Stating that they needed to...

Read full story
Funny story: Archbishop speaks out in Christmas message

Archbishop speaks out in Christmas message

Archbishop Rowan Williams, leader of the Church of England, has spoken up against harming terrorists this week in his 2005 Christmas message. Dr Williams, speaking from a tea hut behind Canterbury Cathedral, said, 'They do not speak our language;...

Read full story
Funny story: Royal Bank of Scotland Issues New Big Tender Notes, European Bank May Strongly Object?

Royal Bank of Scotland Issues New Big Tender Notes, European Bank May Strongly Object?

The Royal Bank of Scotland has issued a series of new very high denomination bank notes called the Scottish and European Castle Series, to be called in short the Scottish Euro. The notes are to be printed with the text in a range of European language...

Read full story
Funny story: Outed Gay receives $270K, Valerie Plame Jealous

Outed Gay receives $270K, Valerie Plame Jealous

San Francisco - A gay man outed on a Spanish-language radio show broadcast nationwide will be paid $270,000 by Univision Radio, an arbitrator has ruled. Valerie Plame, outed by someone in the Bush administration, told reporters she wouldn't se...

Read full story
Funny story: West Virginia Outlaws Cell Phone Usage/Sign Language While Operating a Motor Vehicle

West Virginia Outlaws Cell Phone Usage/Sign Language While Operating a Motor Vehicle

Charleston - Senate Minority Leader Vic Spouse (D-Ansted) introduced a controversial new bill that could impact the way people communicate while motoring around the nation's 35th state.

Read full story
Funny story: Wide Sweeping Changes Made to American English Spellings

Wide Sweeping Changes Made to American English Spellings

The Modern Language Association announced today it has devised and will implement several major reforms to the idiosyncratic and often hard to memorize spellings of American's English words.

Read full story
Funny story: Clear, concise speaking and facts shouldn't cloud next debate

Clear, concise speaking and facts shouldn't cloud next debate

(Columbus, Ohio) - President Bush today told a group of supporters at a bus stop rally in Ohio, a key state in the upcoming presidential election, that he wasn't going to allow his challenger's superior command of the English language and the facts h...

Read full story
Funny story: Dinosaur Sensation

Dinosaur Sensation

Scientists working alongside palaeontologists in Mexico have discovered matter which can be converted into sound. This has been downloaded and handed to language experts who have translated the same. The extract below is thought to be taken a week a...

Read full story
Funny story: Vote rigging allegation stuns Spoof community

Vote rigging allegation stuns Spoof community

WARNING: The story below is not funny. It contains obscene language, confirmation of blatant corruption, hints at violence, suggests bizarre sexual practices, details illegal fishing and epitomises 21st century greed. Do not read this story but please rate it with five stars.

Read full story
Funny story: Cows and Pigs Demand Unified Language for Sandwiches

Cows and Pigs Demand Unified Language for Sandwiches

Washington, DC--US cows and pigs today demanded a unified language for those long sandwiches consisting of cured meat and mustard or ketchup on crusty bread.

Read full story
Funny story: Her Majesty not amused at bad punctuation

Her Majesty not amused at bad punctuation

Abuse and misuse of the English language are now punishable by fines.

Read full story

Breaking news…
Mailing List

Get Spoof News in your email inbox!

Subscribe…
Go to top
readers are online right now!
Globey, The Spoof's mascot

We use cookies to give you the best experience, this includes cookies from third party websites and advertisers.

Continue ? Find out more