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Funny story: New research: the world recession is over

New research: the world recession is over

Top world economic analysts have concluded that the recession is over after a research carried on by US' Merril Lynch and UK's HBOS. The study at Merril Lynch was based on the number of condoms sold in the US since March this year. It turned out t...

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Funny story: Global recession - All A Mistake

Global recession - All A Mistake

World Bank boss Robert Zoellick called a press conference this morning. The gathering of financial journalists from around the world was astonished to hear him announce that the global recession happened because of a simple mistake. He went on...

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Funny story: Recession: Civil Servants "Will Be Forced to Eat Each Other"

Recession: Civil Servants "Will Be Forced to Eat Each Other"

London, EN - The Chartered Institute of Human Resources People has issued a chilling warning over job losses in the Public Sector. Up to 5 million civil servants and council workers could lose their jobs over the next five years. This may lead to can...

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Funny story: E-E-T: Southwest Bags Children, Michael Bloomberg Apologizes (Kind Of) And Google Waves

E-E-T: Southwest Bags Children, Michael Bloomberg Apologizes (Kind Of) And Google Waves

(Washington, D.C.) The U.S. economy shrank to a 5.7 percent annual pace in the first quarter of 2009, ending its worst drop in five decades due to declines in housing, inventories and business investments. However, a ray of hope, the White House Gene...

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Funny story: Tooth Fairy Feeling The Pinch

Tooth Fairy Feeling The Pinch

Leading UK politicians today urged the government to step in as it was revealed that the Tooth Fairy (UK Delegate) was on the verge of going bust. The Tooth Fairy is feeling the economic pinch just like the rest of us, with turnover down by an est...

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Funny story: New York City: Jail Is "Recession Insulation"

New York City: Jail Is "Recession Insulation"

(New York-NY) Next month, the New York State Department of Corrections will launch a marketing campaign: "Jail Means Security" is the campaign's slogan. New York State Governor David Paterson announced the campaign at a press conference Friday mo...

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Funny story: Recession Dries Up Bottled Water Industry

Recession Dries Up Bottled Water Industry

DALLAS - The Interfederated Bottled Water Manufacturer's of America are beginning to suffer from dry mouth due to the fact that bottled water sales have dropped 98.7 percent in the last ten months. Due to the continued depressed state of the natio...

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Funny story: Sales of Swine Flu Provisions Shore Up Floundering US Economy

Sales of Swine Flu Provisions Shore Up Floundering US Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Not since WWII helped bring America out of the Great Depression has a crisis offered so much hope of economic salvation. Immediately following the World Health Organization's announcement of the impending swine flu epidemic on A...

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Funny story: Silk Purse Manufacturer Goes Under

Silk Purse Manufacturer Goes Under

Designer silk purse maker Louis Hamvuitton has called in the receivers after failing to secure supplies of suitable raw materials. Trading standards officers have confirmed that they can no longer make their products from sows' ears due to constrain...

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Funny story: Susan Boyle To The Rescue After Recession Hits Britain's Music Moguls Hard!

Susan Boyle To The Rescue After Recession Hits Britain's Music Moguls Hard!

The British music industry isn't recession proof either it turns out, with many longtime stars seeing their fortunes fade during the past year, according to a study by a British newspaper. Singers such as Elton John, Robbie Williams, Mick Jagger a...

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Funny story: Grim Reaper Laid Off Amid "Killer" Recession

Grim Reaper Laid Off Amid "Killer" Recession

ATLANTA - In a stunning announcement yesterday, the U.S. Center For Diseases (USCD) said that, due to budget cutbacks amid this economic recession, they were forced to lay off their highest ranking employee, Mr. Grim Reaper. Although Mr. Reaper...

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Funny story: Recession-hit BBC to rebrand Radio 2

Recession-hit BBC to rebrand Radio 2

Following on from yesterday's shock news that Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles is to be laid off due to cutbacks at the BBC-run station and replaced by a specially trained talking buttock, the BBC's Head of Radio has today announced that Radio 2 is to have a...

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Funny story: How to be fashionably hit by the recession

How to be fashionably hit by the recession

Have you been hit by recession? If not, you should be. Being not hit by recession in a highly recessionary economic environment is a sure sign of being an 'out-of-touch with reality' member of the bourgeois class, a barbaric relic of the glorious pre-recessionary times. So what if you are a billionaire business tycoon or a multi-millionaire Hollywood star owning wealth that can feed a dozen of...

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Funny story: PVA Glue - Key To Undoing Recession, States 'Do Nothing Dave'

PVA Glue - Key To Undoing Recession, States 'Do Nothing Dave'

The Guildhall, London W1 - Opposition party leader, David 'do nothing' Cameron today announced his strategy for countering global recession here at The Guildhall by addressing a hardcore audience of Thatcherite devotees, intent on destroying civilisa...

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Funny story: Who's A Pretty Boy Then - Parrot Given Standing Ovation At G20 Summit

Who's A Pretty Boy Then - Parrot Given Standing Ovation At G20 Summit

London, England - The G20 Summit meeting, which is widely regarded by critics as an absolute waste of time and money which will produce nothing whatsoever, unless you happen to be a police officer working overtime, was given an unexpected boost by th...

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Funny story: Brown Announces New Debt Initiative

Brown Announces New Debt Initiative

Following the failure of its Gilts Auction yesterday, when the world of finance decided that Britain was unlikely to be able to pay off its debts, the Government has today announced a further fiscal measure to reduce its debt. Speaking from his Br...

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Funny story: DEFLATION! - Britain hits deflation as prices rise 3.2%

DEFLATION! - Britain hits deflation as prices rise 3.2%

For the first time since the great depression, Britain is in deflation - a period of falling prices. Inflation rose by 0.2% to reach 3.2%, sending economic experts and commentators into panic about plummeting prices. 'Falling prices are terrible,'...

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