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Funny story: ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ is not about wine production as a form of anger management

‘The Grapes of Wrath’ is not about wine production as a form of anger management

As book shops reopen, Waterstones have been dealing with a string of complaints regarding fraudulent book titles. Avid angry reader, Brenda O’Lox, alleges that ‘Catch 22’ contains nothing about fishing. ‘It is just utter madness!’ She was also ve…

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Funny story: Man has finished reading James Joyce's Ulysees, or so he says

Man has finished reading James Joyce's Ulysees, or so he says

Stan Bridgewater, a 47-year-old eternal bachelor, and man about town, has, for the fourth attempt, finished reading James Joyce's Ulysses. With extra time during lockdown, and feeling that his years of virility were slipping away, he told us: 'It…

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Funny story: Book Breaks Record At Library

Book Breaks Record At Library

It's taken for granted in this, the digital age, where we can download printed matter to various technological devices, that books are less popular than they once were, but one book, in particular, has broken all records at a city library - for remai...

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Funny story: You had all of lockdown to read me and you still have not read a page

You had all of lockdown to read me and you still have not read a page

Location: Your Desk Let’s be clear, it has been about four months since this whole stay at home thing started. You pulled me out of the bookshelf, placed me on the desk, and told a friend that you were finally going to read me. What happened?…

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Funny story: Brian's Guide to Paperclip Curation still not selling

Brian's Guide to Paperclip Curation still not selling

Chutney on the Fritz's entrepreneur, Brian Asshat, has revealed to us that, since the launch of his guide to paper-clip curation was launched on Amazon Kindle, it is yet to sell a single copy. 'I did like all of the experts tell you,' said the 64-…

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Funny story: Trump Astonished At Judge's Decision To Allow John Bolton Book To Go Ahead

Trump Astonished At Judge's Decision To Allow John Bolton Book To Go Ahead

President Trump has expressed astonishment at a judge's decision to allow the publication of former National Security Adviser John Bolton's book to go ahead as planned on Tuesday. According to several different White House sources, the President w...

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Funny story: John Bolton’s Explosive Expose on President Donald Trump

John Bolton’s Explosive Expose on President Donald Trump

NEW YORK CITY – Trump’s former White House National Security Adviser, John Bolton, has just published his bombshell book titled “I Was In The Room Where It All Hit The Fan". Inside sources say that Trump begged, pleaded, and colluded with Bolton t...

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Funny story: People flocking to Waterstones to buy Fifty Shades of Grey

People flocking to Waterstones to buy Fifty Shades of Grey

As the shops begin to re-open, Waterstones have admitted, as has been the case for a while now, that people are only buying copies of Fifty Shades of Grey, rather than anything else. Bookseller, Paige Turner, told us: 'Yes, people are just buying…

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Funny story: Bookcases Flying Off The Shelves

Bookcases Flying Off The Shelves

As millions of Brits face an uncertain future over jobs, one sector appears to have ‘booked’ the trend. Sales of bookcases have rocketed during the Coronavirus crisis, as TV interviewees look to outdo each other with their stay-at-‘tome’ reading m…

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Funny story: Charles Darwin, 'On The Origin Of Species', Spotted In Hindley Charity Shop

Charles Darwin, 'On The Origin Of Species', Spotted In Hindley Charity Shop

It's always a nice surprise to find something unexpected when one is rummaging around in charity or secondhand shops, and that was precisely what one man experienced as he rifled through some book shelves in a shop in Hindley, near Wigan. Moys Ken...

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Funny story: Man Still Hasn't Got Book And CD Back From 'Friend'

Man Still Hasn't Got Book And CD Back From 'Friend'

A man has revealed how a book and a CD he lent a 'friend' in Bangkok in 2015, have still not been returned to him. The book, 'The Black Game' by Ellic Howe, is an account of the activities of the Political Warfare Executive (PWE), a British wartim...

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Funny story: Man's Week Goes According To Plan

Man's Week Goes According To Plan

With all the frantic uncertainty surrounding the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus relentlessly hounding us in our daily lives, there was some respite for one man this week, when his time went more-or-less according to plan. Moys Kenwood, 56, was...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Comes to Unfortunate Conclusion

Nashville Man Comes to Unfortunate Conclusion

Calvin Holmes of Nashville, Tennessee, came to an unfortunate conclusion when he reached the end of the spy novel he'd been reading and realized he'd never actually lived. "I've never been to Paris and bonded viscerally with a beautiful, voluptuou...

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Funny story: Man Now Has Too Many Books

Man Now Has Too Many Books

A man who has spent the past three years frantically combing charity shops for books, before transporting them back to his home abroad, has now realized that he has far too many of them to read in one lifetime. Moys Kenwood, 56, makes an annual tr...

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Funny story: Woman Who Read Oxford English Dictionary From Cover To Cover, Not Impressed

Woman Who Read Oxford English Dictionary From Cover To Cover, Not Impressed

A woman who read the Oxford English Dictionary all the way through, has said she wasn't impressed, and wouldn't be recommending it to others. Wendy O'Kooms, 23, a student from Dublin, is an avid reader, and belongs to a Literary Circle which meets...

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Funny story: Man Found James Joyce Novel 'Ulysses' Heavy Going, And Gave It Up As A Bad Job

Man Found James Joyce Novel 'Ulysses' Heavy Going, And Gave It Up As A Bad Job

There are books, and there are 'books', literary accomplishments that set them apart from the rest, that stand out like shining beacons of light on a hilltop, or a cliff's edge, or somewhere lofty like that. You know what I mean. 'Ulysses' by...

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Funny story: Man Judged Book By Its Cover

Man Judged Book By Its Cover

It's sound advice the world over, but one man disregarded it at the weekend, and went straight ahead and committed himself to something he might have been better advised to have put off until he'd had time to do some more research. "Never judge a...

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