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City Centre Retail Success Story Keeps On Growing

Funny story: City Centre Retail Success Story Keeps On Growing

The value of being selected as the UK City of Culture has been proven beyond all shadow of a doubt, after the news that Hull, the 2017 incumbent, has expanded its city centre retail trade exponentially, according to local gossip. Despite losing it...

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General Motors Admits to Cutting as Coping Mechanism

Funny story: General Motors Admits to Cutting as Coping Mechanism

Automobile manufacturer, General Motors Company, headquartered in Detroit, recently admitted that, as an outlet for its mounting frustration regarding the failing economy and declining profits, the company has been engaging in the self-harming behavi...

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U.S Economy Crashes As Entire U.S. Male Workforce Over 40 Years Old Resigns Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Funny story: U.S Economy Crashes As Entire U.S. Male Workforce Over 40 Years Old Resigns Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

USA —It was the great thunderous crash that nobody saw coming. With the growing #MeToo movement sweeping across multiple industries and removing powerful men from their jobs (after they pressured women in their companies to perform sexual favors...

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Amazon To Lay Off Staff As Pre-Christmas 'Rush' Doesn't Happen

Funny story: Amazon To Lay Off Staff As Pre-Christmas 'Rush' Doesn't Happen

Amazon, the online shopping retailer, has said that it is facing being forced to make staff at its distribution centers redundant, as online sales for Christmas have fallen way below expected targets. Sales of goods are 28% down on those in the fi...

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Trump Threatens That If He Goes, He's Taking the Economy With Him

Funny story: Trump Threatens That If He Goes, He's Taking the Economy With Him

Mar-A-Lago, FL aka The Executive Mansion Sarah Huckster Sanders released a statement from Donald Trump warning that the good economy we are having is only going to continue if Trump is President. If anything happens to him, the whole economy is goin...

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Shoplifting Now UK's Fastest-growing Industry

Funny story: Shoplifting Now UK's Fastest-growing Industry

There was brighter news for industry today, when it was announced that, despite poor performances in nearly all the UK's industry sectors, there was one major area of growth - shoplifting. Whilst energy, manufacturing, the services sector, financi...

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Stock Market Collapses

Funny story: Stock Market Collapses

As an amazing run of poor luck continued on the Stock Market, traders were left facing 'total ruin' after high winds yesterday blew the stalls down. The 'early forecast' had been good, but squally showers mid-morning, and strong breezes coming fro...

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Stock Market Disaster

Funny story: Stock Market Disaster

There was panic amongst traders and investors in all sectors this afternoon when, after a fairly steady opening, the Stock Market crashed. The market, comprising nine units selling a variety of clothing, footwear, housewares, cleaning products, fo...

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The Trump Economic Miracle Explained by His Followers Using One Easy Chart

Funny story: The Trump Economic Miracle Explained by His Followers Using One Easy Chart

Washington - Donald Trump and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders have recently described the economic period established in February of this year under his administration as the "Trump Miracle", and his dwindling number of followers a...

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UK chancellor unveils thrilling but hard-hitting budget

Funny story: UK chancellor unveils thrilling but hard-hitting budget

Today, the UK chancellor of the exchequer revealed his budgetary plans for the country for the next year. It was widely anticipated, since it must take into account Brexit and the surprisingly good performance of the British economy in the last year.

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Rate of Wealth Transfer to Rich People Remains Steady after Yellen Testimony

Funny story: Rate of Wealth Transfer to Rich People Remains Steady after Yellen Testimony

The rate at which wealth is transferred from mostly lower and middle income savers, who keep their money primarily in bank accounts, to the wealthiest Americans remained steady at around 2.0 percent annually, as detailed by Fed Chief Janet Yellen in...

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West Virginia Family Torn Asunder by Son's Hobo Dreams

Funny story: West Virginia Family Torn Asunder by Son's Hobo Dreams

Eight-year-old Jack Strait of Morgantown, West Virginia, isn't overly concerned about the worsening economic downturn or rising college tuition rates; he's got another career option in mind. Jack recently informed his parents that he intends to be a...

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Peroxide Hoarding Reported in Nation's Capitol Following Trump Victory

The small supply room at Color Me Crazy, a Northwest Washington DC salon, is bursting to capacity. Yesterday it doubled as a break room for 4 stylists but today, bottles of peroxide and noxious gas fill the space. "We haven't ordered peroxide in at...

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Britain enters into Alliance with San Marino, Andorra and the Vatican

In the aftermath of Brexit and desperate to boost its economy, Britain has joined forces with San Marino, Andorra and the Vatican City State to form a new world-beating trading alliance. Now that the doors of the EU and EFTA have been firmly shut on...

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Britain becomes third world country due to lack of third runway at Heathrow

Funny story: Britain becomes third world country due to lack of third runway at Heathrow

LONDON, ENGLAND - The damning economic report issued today revealed the lowest GDP growth figures in British history, effectively rendering Britain a third world country. Economists, politicians and self-proclaimed "experts" from down the pub wer...

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Trump: "Only Rich People Should Be Allowed To Play Golf"

Funny story: Trump: "Only Rich People Should Be Allowed To Play Golf"

"Only rich people should be allowed to play golf," said Donald trump, real-estate magnate, tycoon, impresario of the rich, international icon and now - of course - political contender for the presidency of our great country. More specifically, h...

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The Up-Side of Outsourcing

Funny story: The Up-Side of Outsourcing

Globalization and the automation and outsourcing of jobs has caused US unemployment to rise. Since NAFTA was signed, the Glass-Steigal act was repealed and the youth of America have become apathetic little narcissists who deserve everything just hand...

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Recent national study discovers surprising views on Bernie Sanders

Funny story: Recent national study discovers surprising views on Bernie Sanders

A recent study conducted by PEW Research Center in Washington, D.C was made available to the public this past Monday. The aims of the study were to further understand the common political beliefs among the American public today. The think tank's thre...

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