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Funny story: Marks & Spencer Staff Barricade Themselves Inside Shop

Marks & Spencer Staff Barricade Themselves Inside Shop

Staff at a Marks and Spencer store have taken the extraordinary step of barricading themselves in the shop, to prevent it being closed down. The store, in Hull, East Yorkshire, is one of seventeen M&S branches which is earmarked for closure as...

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Funny story: Amazon To Lay Off Staff As Pre-Christmas 'Rush' Doesn't Happen

Amazon To Lay Off Staff As Pre-Christmas 'Rush' Doesn't Happen

Amazon, the online shopping retailer, has said that it is facing being forced to make staff at its distribution centers redundant, as online sales for Christmas have fallen way below expected targets. Sales of goods are 28% down on those in the fi...

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Funny story: The Spoof's Black Friday Deal Faces Customer Backlash

The Spoof's Black Friday Deal Faces Customer Backlash

Customers caused uproar when The Spoof's Black Friday bargain buy turned out not to be a bargain after all. On a first come first served basis from midnight on Friday, The Spoof's offer of a free subscription to the first million customers was soon b...

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Funny story: Just who is Lempit Opik anyway?

Just who is Lempit Opik anyway?

Lempit Opik (1879-1930) was a manufacturer of biscuits from the German city of Ausberg in south-west Bavaria. Son of Lemartz Opik, the inventor of the cheese grater, and his African-born mother Pitah, Lempit takes his name as a compound of the first...

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Funny story: Greedy Owner Blames Closure of Department Stores on Greedy Owners

Greedy Owner Blames Closure of Department Stores on Greedy Owners

Billionaire businessman Mike Ashley has blasted "greedy landlords" for the closure of several House of Fraser department stores. The Sports Direct and Newcastle United FC owner stepped in to buy the historical chain for £90 million when it looked...

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Funny story: Shoplifting Now UK's Fastest-growing Industry

Shoplifting Now UK's Fastest-growing Industry

There was brighter news for industry today, when it was announced that, despite poor performances in nearly all the UK's industry sectors, there was one major area of growth - shoplifting. Whilst energy, manufacturing, the services sector, financi...

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Funny story: Little Chef Boss Sees Brexit Dividend from No Deal Chaos

Little Chef Boss Sees Brexit Dividend from No Deal Chaos

Little Chef chairman, ardent Brexiteer, Conservative party donor, tax exile and fast food entrepreneur, Sir Tom Arto-Ketchup spoke out today about his hopes for a Brexit Dividend as a result of a no deal Brexit and Operation Stack bringing the roads...

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Funny story: Cruel Gits to launch new range of greeting cards

Cruel Gits to launch new range of greeting cards

A new range of greeting cards is to be released by the marketing company Cruel Bastards Incorporated. The cards are designed to cheer up people following tragic and sad, everyday life events. Death, relationship break-ups, and a good football team...

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Funny story: Dissatisfied Coffee Shop Customer Decides to Take His Business Elsewhere

Dissatisfied Coffee Shop Customer Decides to Take His Business Elsewhere

Dissatisfied with the wait-time for a cup of coffee to go at his (formerly) regular neighborhood coffee shop, Bean Stop, New York City resident Dan Foley recently decided to take his business elsewhere. “There were three people in line ahead of me...

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Funny story: Artisan Coat-Hanger business becomes Artisan Paper-clip making business

Artisan Coat-Hanger business becomes Artisan Paper-clip making business

Following the recent collapse of his Artisan Coat-Hanger making business successful business-man Tarquin Smythe Brassington Heckingthump III from Chutney on the Fritz has started up his own Artisan paper-clip making business instead. 'Well, what i...

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Funny story: Man starts artisan coat hanger business

Man starts artisan coat hanger business

Tarquin Smythe Brassington Heckingthump III from Chutney on the Fritz has launched his own artisan coat-hanging business. Heckingthump III told us, ‘From where I see it, a house overlooking the better part of the Thames, the times are just right f...

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Funny story: The Increased Use Of The 'More Money Than God' Adage Prompts Jesus To Reveal His Net Worth

The Increased Use Of The 'More Money Than God' Adage Prompts Jesus To Reveal His Net Worth

You've heard the slogan a million times - 'He's got more money than God'. And every time you listened to the saying, there was never any documented funds to refer upon to support the outlandish claim.  Well, now there is, thanks to Jesus officiall...

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Funny story: America's 'Statue Removal' Craze Triggers The Downfall Of An Icon

America's 'Statue Removal' Craze Triggers The Downfall Of An Icon

For over 50 years Ronald McDonald has been a symbol of family and fun spreading happiness to children of all ages around the world. But earlier today, thousands of Ronald McDonald statues across the globe were either taken down or covered with bla...

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Funny story: Discovery: Delivered to Wrong Address... Purloined

Discovery: Delivered to Wrong Address... Purloined

TiVo 2 Circle Star Way San Carlos, CA 94070 May 11th 2017 El Presidente Donaldo Juan Trump La Casa Blanca 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington D.C. 20050 Dear SEŇOR SUPREME Presidente Trump, This is to confirm our oral contract of May 9th, 2017, where our corporation agrees to pay $25,000.00 to th...

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Funny story: Spoof reporter to hire firm to garner '5 thumbs up'

Spoof reporter to hire firm to garner '5 thumbs up'

Veteran Spoof Journalist, George Porgeman is reaching out to the advertising agency Madison Lexington to help influence his adoring public to register 5 thumbs up for his dispatches "I try to get as many family members as I can" said Mr. Porg...

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Funny story: Canada to build wall

Canada to build wall

The county of Plunk, Pennsylvania, working with Plunk University's department of Alternate Energy is in the process of turning the county's sizable collection of Canadian Goose feces into energy that according to County President Stan Klink "will be...

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Funny story: Two Fingers to the EU as UK Signs Trade Deal With Burkina Faso

Two Fingers to the EU as UK Signs Trade Deal With Burkina Faso

"The United Kingdom is open for business, now more than ever," that was Prime Minister Theresa May's post-Brexit message to journalists gathered at No. 10 Downing Street yesterday. Words expelled with both vigor and pomp, she was speaking after sign...

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