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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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Funny story: Bookworm Has Read Some Awful Books Lately

Bookworm Has Read Some Awful Books Lately

A man who considers himself something of a bookworm, has revealed how, over the last few months, he has had the misfortune to have selected for reading several books that have turned out to be an absolute bag of shite. Moys Kenwood, 55, reads book...

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Funny story: Should the CIA Select US Presidents?

Should the CIA Select US Presidents?

WASHINGTON DC - Another former FBI official who was fired for "misconduct" has written another "Tell All" book with the typical DC criticism of President Donald Trump. Breaking with the "old tradition" of keeping secrets and honoring non-disclosure a...

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Funny story: International Best-Selling Author Writes Another Book About Stress Management That Nobody Has Any Time To Read

International Best-Selling Author Writes Another Book About Stress Management That Nobody Has Any Time To Read

Accomplished author, Bob Durning, recently wrote a 790-page book about stress management that nobody has any time to read. The number 1 hit seller, which has the potential of completely rocking the world of literature, is currently sitting in...

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Funny story: Bookshop Has Closed, Leaving Man Flabbergasted And Morose

Bookshop Has Closed, Leaving Man Flabbergasted And Morose

A secondhand bookshop that was the only one in the area, has closed down for good, making a man sad in the process. The somewhat oddly-named 'Smiling Sky Bookshop', in Battambang, was a first-rate outlet for readers of fusty old books whose pages...

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Funny story: President Trump And Judge Kavanaugh To Meet About Propriety Of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' And Others

President Trump And Judge Kavanaugh To Meet About Propriety Of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' And Others

President Trump and Judge Brett Kavanaugh are to schedule a meeting during which they will consider the 'propriety' of certain contentious books in American literature, including the Harper Lee 'Deep South in the Depression' classic, 'To Kill A Mocki...

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Funny story: Man In Trouble Over Late Return Of Library Book

Man In Trouble Over Late Return Of Library Book

A man who returned a library book after its 'return by' date is in trouble with the authorities in Hull. Moys Kenwood from the city, borrowed 'Favorite Dishes Of Iran' from Hull Central Library in October 2013, knowing full well that it had to be...

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Funny story: Man "Very Disappointed" With Richard Dawkins Book, 'The Blind Watchmaker'

Man "Very Disappointed" With Richard Dawkins Book, 'The Blind Watchmaker'

A man who returned to the UK recently, and bought a pristine secondhand copy of Richard Dawkins' book 'The Blind Watchmaker' for 50p from a charity shop, told today of his 'absolute disappointment' in the purchase, and how he now wishes he hadn't bot...

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Funny story: Idiot regrets not knowing what a book is about before giving it to his girlfriend for her birthday

Idiot regrets not knowing what a book is about before giving it to his girlfriend for her birthday

Idiot Wayne Johnson realised that he had done something wrong when his girlfriend Celia looked at him and asked 'Is this what you think I am?' Buying the book 'The Perfect Girlfriend' by Karen Hamilton in the book aisle at Tesco, when shopping for...

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Funny story: Schoolgirls Riding Motorbike Were Doing Homework!

Schoolgirls Riding Motorbike Were Doing Homework!

We've all been late for something in our lives - school, work, an interview, the start of a movie, a first date, or the bus - and there are various ways of dealing with these, but two schoolgirls were obviously late with their revision homework this...

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Funny story: Charleston Nurse Decides to Become Aspiring Author

Charleston Nurse Decides to Become Aspiring Author

Kendra Burke, a full-time nurse in Charleston, South Carolina, recently decided to become an aspiring author - which, she explained, has more to do with personal potential and possibility than with external accomplishment or even action. "I'm not...

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Funny story: Hillary renamed book "I Fart"

Hillary renamed book "I Fart"

In an effort to boost flagging sales, the notorious loser, Hillary, has renamed her losing 'book', from the insipid "What Happened?", to "I Fart". The new publisher selected for this new edition is a little known vanity publisher the name of which w...

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Funny story: Hodor still lives in the books

Hodor still lives in the books

I'm not one to spoil things, but in this case, I think it's warranted: Hodor doesn't die in the books. That's right. Your favorite character, with your favorite line, with your favorite nude scene. He's still alive in my version. The one that inspired the show. The one critics acclaimed as the best series since Lord of the Rings. Woo! Hodor is alive! We did it! But wait a second, if I keep w...

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Funny story: Dr. Seuss' latest book "a contribution-from-beyond-the grave"

Dr. Seuss' latest book "a contribution-from-beyond-the grave"

New Yawk, New Yawk -- Dr. Seuss, who died in 1999, has just published a new book, What Pet Should I Get? A parody of the Dick and Jane readers by which Americans became illiterate during the 1950s, the book is written in what critics contend is "m...

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Funny story: Rejected Book Review by Salman Rushdie

Rejected Book Review by Salman Rushdie

GULLIVER'S TRAVELS by Jonathan Swift Paperback Diamond in the Literary Sky Jonathan Swift is arguably the most significant satirist in the history of English prose. Nowhere is this better illustrated than in his timeless work, 'Gulliver's Travels'. Since its publication in 1726, critics have recognised it as the most accomplished satirical castigation of Enlightenment modernism e...

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Funny story: Rejected Book Review by Gordon Ramsey

Rejected Book Review by Gordon Ramsey

LAST SUPPERS Famous Final Meals from Death Row by Ty Treadwell Paperback All the Right Ingredients 'Last Suppers: Famous Final Meals from Death Row' is one of those quirky books that will either turn your stomach or leave you hungry for more. Most of the condemned inmates requested uncomplicated meals that would never be listed in the Healthy Heart Cookbook. Little wonder. I can confirm t...

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