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Funny story: Ancient New England Dialect Extinct After Last Speaker Dies

Ancient New England Dialect Extinct After Last Speaker Dies

One of the country's oldest dialects, which traces its origins to before the American Revolution, has become extinct after the last person to speak it died. Winthrop Quincy Endicott Lowell VI, the last surviving heir to the Endicott compost fortun...

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Funny story: UK And USA Linguistic Gulf Widens

UK And USA Linguistic Gulf Widens

For some people, the UK and the USA share a common language, but for other observers there are two distinctly seperate languages - 'English' and 'American English' The rift between the two camps was never more apparent than yesterday in New York C...

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Funny story: President Obama "Teaching American as a foreign language courses will be fully grant assisted."

President Obama "Teaching American as a foreign language courses will be fully grant assisted."

Teaching American as a foreign language is an occupation in demand after President Obama gave a controversial green light to train a million new teachers over the next five years. Education lobby groups initially welcomed the news but quickly turn...

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Funny story: F word, P word, N word

F word, P word, N word

There are so many people that are offended by the F word and the N word and P word said a high school teacher recently to her class that "we should think up new words to mean those words but do not literally, actually USE the offending word", she said. She looked out over her class of snickering 10th graders and announced, "This is your assignment for tomorrow". The next day as the class shu...

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Funny story: Humongous Is World's Most Humongous Word

Humongous Is World's Most Humongous Word

It has long been argued by people with nothing better to do with their time, as to which is the 'biggest' word in our language. Well today we have an answer. It has been officially decided that humongous is the world's most humongous word. Othe...

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Funny story: New Words Added To Dictionary in 2009

New Words Added To Dictionary in 2009

Each year, several new words are recognized and added to various editions of English language dictionaries. Other words get an additional meaning and have this new definition added. 2009 was no different than any other, as new definitions for existing words such as "twitter" and "tweet" entered common usage. Many other words, however, are much more obscure. Following is a list of words that...

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Funny story: Memes, Themes and Conditions - 10 Newest

Memes, Themes and Conditions - 10 Newest

Appdict - Addicted to using iPhone apps in inappropriate situations. Badge Doubt - The feeling that any badge or security ID shown to you is fake. Fib Blab - Private nickname conservative talk-radio hosts give to their own programs. Flu Reject - Person who does not qualify for any of the official categories of people who are advised to get an H1N1 flu vaccination. Newslech - Male w...

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Funny story: Report Claims American English is Misused

Report Claims American English is Misused

Boston MA: Each year various news organizations determine words or phrases that are overused and become annoyingly trite. A new report published by a leading New England University considers good English words that are often used badly. Some examples are: 1. The fight ended when the ruffian was kicked in the gentiles. 2. She went to the Gynecologist to have her Virginia examined. 3. T...

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Funny story: Oxford English Dictionary has now 111 words

Oxford English Dictionary has now 111 words

We had reported earlier this week that Oxford English Dictionary had been rewritten and redesigned offering an up to date and real language database. The latest edition published this morning is again only 15 pages thick but contains one new word...

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Funny story: Nazi who stole vowels from Wales caught!

Nazi who stole vowels from Wales caught!

Cardiff, Wales - A long national nightmare is at an end with the capture of 84 year old Heinrich Kluge, and his cache of stolen vowels. The tale started in 1945 when Nazi Germany was pressed in on all sides by Allied forces. A lone operative, in...

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Funny story: Although 99% Of Men Say It's "NO!", "Whatever" Polled To Be Most Annoying Word For 2009

Although 99% Of Men Say It's "NO!", "Whatever" Polled To Be Most Annoying Word For 2009

According to a new study "Whatever" is the most annoying word but for the 6,000th year in a row, men say that it is "No!" If you're in the US or planning to go there, whatever you do don't use the word "Whatever" stated the article! For some...

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Funny story: Telephone Dyslexia. Fact or Fistion! New repart?

Telephone Dyslexia. Fact or Fistion! New repart?

Telephone Dyslexia Syndrome (DST) is blamed for the poor spelling found on most text messages sent by teenagers to their friends. Leading SDT expert Ms. Cnut, says in her report that teenagers know full well how to spell words like, great, by th...

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Funny story: Man misses period.

Man misses period.

A bright man who worked as a candle maker for Elster's Candle Works was let go today for missing his period. In light of poor candle sales, many felt Old Man Elster waxed the poor bloke for omitting what only can be called an unfortunate bit of bad l...

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Funny story: English Language Under Attack as Twats Go Bonkers!

English Language Under Attack as Twats Go Bonkers!

Sly Twats masquerading as literary-social groups today declared a big victory in a battle most world citizens didn't know was being waged! The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission received an unconditional surrender from weak kneed politici...

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Funny story: Becks and Rooney win the Nobel Prize for Literature, you know, like!

Becks and Rooney win the Nobel Prize for Literature, you know, like!

To everybody's astonishment including literature professors at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, Becks and Roon have scooped this years Nobel Prize for world literature, you know, like! They were given the prize for inventing a brand new language...

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Funny story: Alphabetical Order! Order!

Alphabetical Order! Order!

Klaus Enuff, a maverick linguist from the University of Carumba has come up with a radical solution to the age old complaint of the computer keyboard not being in alphabetical order. "Tis simples, yes?" said Enuff, mimicking Aleksandr the meerkat...

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Funny story: Study Finds Speechlessness Not Actually Literal; Experts Speechless

Study Finds Speechlessness Not Actually Literal; Experts Speechless

NANTUCKET, MA - It gives a whole new meaning to "breaking the silence." A revelational study to be released later today suggests that more often than not, when someone claims to be speechless, they are "not actually." The concept was discover...

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