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Dinosaur penis exhibition opens

Funny story: Dinosaur penis exhibition opens

Ever since he was an archaeology student, Tom Lovecock has dreamed of dinosaur penises. Now he has an exciting new exhibition at the British Museum. He explained the idea behind it, "Who hasn't watched Jurassic Park and wondered why the dinosaurs don...

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Elgin Marbles Row - Britain Cheated, Claims Greek Games Minister

Funny story: Elgin Marbles Row - Britain Cheated, Claims Greek Games Minister

The Greek minister for skipping and street games, Mr. Aristos Popadopalus Papadopolus has accused the late Lord Elgin of cheating and using illegally weighted marbles in the 1800 contest in which he won a ship full of priceless "marble" marbles.

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Australian Culture Gurus on fact finding tour of La Gambia

Funny story: Australian Culture Gurus on fact finding tour of La Gambia

Australia, keen to lose its Barbecue and Beers image has assembled a cultural fact finding team to "find out what this culture lark is". The team will visit selected countries with what it imagines to have a more impressive global Intellectual pr...

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Rupert Giles

Rupert Giles studied at Oxford University, but dropped out before earning a history degree to become a voyeur, or "watcher," as his father and grandmother Edna had been before him. Rather than taking his wayward son to task for wasting what could have been a superb education at one of the world's leading universities, Giles' father approved of his decision, affirming it as a fulfillment of his "de...

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Some of our mummies not really 'dead' says British Museum

Funny story: Some of our mummies not really 'dead' says British Museum

London - Various Gebelein pre-dynastic mummies, including the notorious West Nile 'Rancid Ginger' from 3400 BC, would not necessarily pass the rigor mortis test according to a British Museum report published today. Excavated in the 19th century by...

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Prehistoric Peruvians Popped Popcorn

Funny story: Prehistoric Peruvians Popped Popcorn

Archaeologists have discovered that an ancient Peruvian tribe living along the Pacific coast was munching on popcorn thousands of years ago. The discovery was made last Thursday by Sir Percival Blick of the British Museum when he raped and pillage...

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British Museum - Treasures Of Heaven

Funny story: British Museum - Treasures Of Heaven

Subtitle: saints, relics and devotion in medieval Europe. The stars of this exhibition are beautifully-crafted reliquaries that demonstrate the effort, skill and expenditure that went into housing the purported bits of saints' bodies for the faithful to visit. Historian Ken Lucid went along for a look... What is it with the BM, eh? Last time out it was The Book of the Dead, all about ancien...

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Book Of The Dead - British Museum. Disappointing Playing Cards.

Funny story: Book Of The Dead - British Museum. Disappointing Playing Cards.

We are fascinated by the ancient Egyptians and their death cults. Why? Perhaps this exhibition at the British Museum could explain. Archaeologist Chasuble Mendip-Never writes: To Bloomsbury, the British Museum. Why, oh why? I detest and loathe these things. Rubbing along with the great unwashed, the hoi polloi, the mob... oh, the mob! Bonaparte had the right idea... And why do so many...

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Two fings you should Know about the wise woman

Funny story: Two fings you should Know about the wise woman

James What was researching the origins of the famous V sign and while in the historical section of the British Museum he asked the guide for some help and was told to speak to the wise woman the old lady who sits in Trafalgar square and feeds the birds. After looking round Trafalgar square he spotted an old woman and said "are you the wise woman" She said "there are two fings you should know ab...

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1000 years on: stones righted in Stonehenge; Stones welcomed in Blackpool

Funny story: 1000 years on: stones righted in Stonehenge; Stones welcomed in Blackpool

Construction finally resumes on Stonehenge after a delay of more than a millennium, nearly as long as The Rolling Stones have waited to return to Blackpool.

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British Museum plans daft new £100m complex

Funny story: British Museum plans daft new £100m complex

Londpn - (Ass Mess): Not content with its dodgy past heritage that saw it built from the myriad pillagings of foreign civilizations' antiquities, heirlooms and archaeological treasures, the British Museum is embarking on yet another fiasco to add...

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New Woolly Mammoth Link to Spread of England Shirts

Funny story: New Woolly Mammoth Link to Spread of England Shirts

SCIENCE DESK - The National Society for the Advancement of Technological Techniques has unearthed new facts about how the brave English created the world, so there.

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