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Funny story: English Towns And Cities With Foreign Names To Make Changes

English Towns And Cities With Foreign Names To Make Changes

The government has announced plans to look at changing all UK placenames that have a 'foreign sound', to something a little bit more English. The move comes just two weeks after Brexit, and is intended to appease people who think 'foreigners' stil...

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Funny story: Oxford English Dictionary To Replace The Plural 'S' With 'Z'

Oxford English Dictionary To Replace The Plural 'S' With 'Z'

The Oxford English Dictionary, the world's leading authority on something, is to take radical action by removing the letter 's' from all plural forms, and replacing it with 'z', because that's already what many people do now anyway. The move comez...

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Funny story: Conor McGregor Makes Linguistic Error In Interview

Conor McGregor Makes Linguistic Error In Interview

UFC fighter, Conor McGregor, made a successful comeback to the octagon on Sunday with a 40-second knockout of Donald 'The Cowboy' Cerrone, in Las Vegas, and immediately spoke about his intention to secure a rematch with Russian, Khabib Nurmagomedov,...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Successfully Incorporates "Vis-à-vis" into Regular Conversation

Nashville Man Successfully Incorporates "Vis-à-vis" into Regular Conversation

In an effort to enhance his professional polish and, in his own words, not come across as such a dumbass, Cameron Wells of Nashville, Tennessee, began incorporating the term "vis-à-vis" into his regular conversation, to outstanding effect. "Sure,...

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Funny story: Man's Favorite French Word Is 'Oiseaux'

Man's Favorite French Word Is 'Oiseaux'

French, as many people will tell you, is a Romance language, and, indeed, when spoken by those from France, has a rather romantic sound to it, but one man who is not from la belle pays has revealed that his favorite word in French is 'oiseaux'. Th...

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Funny story: New App Helps You Learn A New Language In As Little As Two Years

New App Helps You Learn A New Language In As Little As Two Years

A new phone app on the market next month enables you to learn and speak a new language fluently - to native speaker standard - in as little as two years, it has been claimed. The app - DIY - explores a revolutionary new method of learning, which,...

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Funny story: English Subtitles Spoilt Man's Enjoyment Of Chinese Film

English Subtitles Spoilt Man's Enjoyment Of Chinese Film

A man watching a Chinese-language movie with English subtitles has revealed how his enjoyment of the production was spoilt because of the sub-standard skills of those responsible for the translations. The movie was on the TV on Saturday morning, a...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Decides "Nuance" His Favorite Word

Nashville Man Decides "Nuance" His Favorite Word

Accused in his youth of possessing all of the tact of a bull in a china shop, now-polished Nashville native Kenneth Skye has adopted nuance as a way of life - and as his favorite word. "It's classy and sort of French-sounding without all the hype,...

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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 Opened Dictionary On Very Rude Word

Man Opened Dictionary On Very Rude Word

A man who picked up an English/Khmer dictionary from a table, and randomly opened it, noticed a swear word at the top of the page that clean took his breath away. The unsavory incident happened at a school during break time, when the man saw the b...

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Funny story: The Man Who Speaks In Seven-word Sentences

The Man Who Speaks In Seven-word Sentences

TheSpoof.com has received information pertaining to the strange antics and behavior of an individual who, in normal, everyday conversation, speaks only in sentences containing seven words - no more, no less. The man, Bernard Septimus, born on 7 Ju...

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Funny story: Man Was Left Aghast At Schiphol Airport Signage

Man Was Left Aghast At Schiphol Airport Signage

A wearied transit passenger waiting patiently for an onward flight at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, has told of how he was left "aghast" after reading a sign informing travellers: U kunt hier wachten voor ass Moys Kenwood, 55, was travelling fr...

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Funny story: Idioms For Idiots

Idioms For Idiots

Students who are studying English as a Foreign Language (EFL) are always asking me about idioms. They seem to have a strange and unexplainable obsession with them. "Tea-cher, can you teach about idiom? I want to learn about idiom." It's not eas...

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Funny story: Society Has Too Much Fucking Profanity, According to Some Goddamn Study

Society Has Too Much Fucking Profanity, According to Some Goddamn Study

Given today’s turbulent political climate, many are concerned that the public discourse has coarsened. Indeed, a study from The National Society For Ethics in Language finds that profanity is becoming the norm in North America. This study can only st...

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Funny story: Farmers Discuss What A Lettuce Would Be Called, If It Wasn't Called A Lettuce

Farmers Discuss What A Lettuce Would Be Called, If It Wasn't Called A Lettuce

High-level discussions have been taking place on an agricultural estate in Lincolnshire this afternoon, with regard to what people would call a lettuce if it wasn't already known as a lettuce. For those who are not 'in the know', an agricultural e...

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Funny story: Boston Man Boosts Intellectual Reputation by Incorporating "Former" and "Latter" Into Regular Conversation

Boston Man Boosts Intellectual Reputation by Incorporating "Former" and "Latter" Into Regular Conversation

Is Brent Woodson of Boston, Massachusetts, truly a cutting-edge intellectual, or does he just come across that way? If you ask Brent, he's likely to answer that it's the former - but he also won't deny the latter. "I generally make a lot of compar...

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Funny story: Man for the Life of Him Can't Spell Rythym

Man for the Life of Him Can't Spell Rythym

A local man from Dookiesville Township has come clean on a lifelong problem that has plagued him his entire life from birth to how old he is now, or, in other words as long as he has lived, which many people refer to as lifelong. He can't spell th...

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