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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: Dictionary Opened On Very Rude Word

Dictionary Opened On Very Rude Word

A man who picked up an English 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 book "j...

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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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Funny story: Queens Man Singlehandedly Making America Old-School Again

Queens Man Singlehandedly Making America Old-School Again

By taking it upon himself to bring back certain - in his view - underused words like "thrice" and "twofold," Ben Baxter of Queens, New York, is aiming to singlehandedly make America old-school again. "Twice may be nice, but thrice is twofold bada...

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Funny story: Chattre: The New Way to Learn Foreign Languages

Chattre: The New Way to Learn Foreign Languages

Fed up with those incessant Babbel commercials babbling away on how to learn a foreign language? Ever wonder what happened to Rosetta Stone? Or is it still around? Forget about Memrise and Duolingo! We've got a new, sure-fire language learning...

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Funny story: Literal-Minded "Babysitter" Nearly Smothers Infant but Successfully Improvises

Literal-Minded "Babysitter" Nearly Smothers Infant but Successfully Improvises

Adela Gomez, newly arrived in the United States from Venezuela and not yet fully fluent in idiomatic English, was confused but happy to help when her neighbor Anna asked her to "babysit" Anna's ten-month-old son, Nathan - only to comply literally wit...

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Funny story: Every word in the English language now deemed offensive by someone

Every word in the English language now deemed offensive by someone

As of yesterday, the word "a" was the final written representation of the English language to be deemed offensive. Snidely McWhiplash, Chairman of the Center for Pain-Free Living, stated that labeling something "a" person or "a" place or thing...

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Funny story: There Are Far Too Many 'Isms' These Days, Says Man

There Are Far Too Many 'Isms' These Days, Says Man

A report out today shows several shifts in the way the public perceives 'isms', the funny little suffixes that are added onto other words to make you sound important. The newest 'ism' on the scene is 'colorism'. This word came up recently when...

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Funny story: Writing Instructor Has Trouble Completely Barring Students from Using Adverbs

Writing Instructor Has Trouble Completely Barring Students from Using Adverbs

In her course emphasizing punchy, to-the-point writing, Crestwood Community College Professor Sandra Finn strongly advises her students to avoid using adverbs, but found she had trouble completely barring them from doing so. “I tried to tell them...

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Funny story: Florida Banned Term “Climate Change” in 2015; Now Scientists Say Sea Rise Will Ban "Florida" by 2200

Florida Banned Term “Climate Change” in 2015; Now Scientists Say Sea Rise Will Ban "Florida" by 2200

Tallahassee - The administration of Republican Rick Scott, while Governor of the state in 2015, succeeded in removing phrases such as "Global Warming" and "Climate Change" from all official communications and documents. Recently, however, there ha...

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Funny story: Serena Williams Went Way Too Far With Umpire

Serena Williams Went Way Too Far With Umpire

Tennis star, Serena Williams, has been adjudged to have 'gone too far" by another tennis star, Roger Federer, over her outrageous behaviour in her recent match against yet another tennis star, this time the sexy up-and-coming Japanese chick, Naomi Os...

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