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Funny story: Confusion Over Word 'Pallets'

Confusion Over Word 'Pallets'

There was a storm in a teacup on an online satirical news website earlier this month, over the spelling of three similarly-sounding words landed one writer in a huge pickle, and an editor having to explain things to him in a schoolteacherly way. T…

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Funny story: Man Spent Afternoon Listening To Linton Kwesi Johnson

Man Spent Afternoon Listening To Linton Kwesi Johnson

A man who read of a possible change in the way words in the English language are spelt, has told of how he dreamt up another similar scheme after spending yesterday afternoon listening to the Jamaican reggae poet, Linton Kwesi Johnson. A story on…

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Funny story: Yale University Bans English Language

Yale University Bans English Language

Citing a legacy of colonial oppression, Yale University announced on Friday, that use of the English language will no longer be permitted on campus, effective July 1st. Other languages will also be affected. Spanish and French are right out. Due t...

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Funny story: Words to the Wise: Top Ten Lockdown-Era Definitions You Need to Know NOW!

Words to the Wise: Top Ten Lockdown-Era Definitions You Need to Know NOW!

Granted, humans may have stopped evolving, but not language! Ever fluid, in this, the lockdown era, words and phrases have continued to morph and metastasize in ways that would have been nearly impossible to predict only months ago. Don’t be left...

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Funny story: Ten Things To Do While Sheltering-in-Place

Ten Things To Do While Sheltering-in-Place

TEN THINGS TO DO WHILE SHELTERING-IN-PLACE 1. Learn how to play an unusual instrument (like the accordion, the glockenspiel, or the vuvuzela). 2. Tell your kids that you are all going to learn a second language (Mandarin Chinese, Mescalero Apac...

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Funny story: Kids Warned About Parents At Swimming Pool

Kids Warned About Parents At Swimming Pool

Young children in Thailand have been warned that their parents are irresponsible, and should be carefully watched. The news comes after a man who used to reside in the country revealed a photograph that he had taken of a sign at the swimming pool...

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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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