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Julius Caesar gets attacked for eating sheep

Funny story: Julius Caesar gets attacked for eating sheep

After having started off with humble beginnings, the ace comedian, actor and Roman General, Julius Caesar, went on to reach dizzying heights when suddently attacked by several close friends. His friends lead by Caesar's confidant, Brutus, accused...

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Drinking By The Sea

In a drive to arrest falling numbers of visitors to our seaside towns one such place has taken drastic measures to ensure it's future. Sleepy Salminton On Sea has declared that every visitor over the age of 18 can claim a free bottle of wine upon arr...

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Revised UK Department Of Health Guidance On Alcohol Consumption Meets With Widespread Anger And Criticism

Funny story: Revised UK Department Of Health Guidance On Alcohol Consumption Meets With Widespread Anger And Criticism

Revised UK Department of Health guidance on alcohol consumption has met with widespread anger and criticism. 'Government cuts have now gone too far,' said John Smith, a typical British drinker. 'First they reduce spending on essential public servi...

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Boyfriend knows girlfriend is exactly one glass of wine away from falling asleep on couch

Funny story: Boyfriend knows girlfriend is exactly one glass of wine away from falling asleep on couch

Charlie Barlow reported with confidence on Saturday night that his girlfriend Stacey Cunnings was just one glass of wine away from passing out on the couch and leaving him in peace to go on his laptop the rest of the night and have some "me" time.

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Blame it on the size of the glass... or the toilet bowl

Funny story: Blame it on the size of the glass... or the toilet bowl

Research is important because the results can be quite revealing. Studies have repeatedly proved that what is taken for granted by common sense turns out to be mistaken. The most famous example is, of course, the shifting from the geocentric to th...

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Spirit "pick me up" recommended by George Osborne

Funny story: Spirit "pick me up" recommended by George Osborne

The Pioneer Spirit recommended by George Osborne was probably gin, House of Commons sobriety chief, Charles Kunnidy said this morning. Pioneer Spirit is the latest feel good phrase being bandied about by the Tory spin doctors. But Hogarth's grap...

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Wines to complement roadkill

Funny story: Wines to complement roadkill

Condition or provenance of the roadkill is highly important. If it is covered in flies or maggots or other insects I would recommend a Rioja. If it smells like rotting flesh it is probably what is known as a little "high" and a Cabernet Sauvignon is the match for this meat. If its eyes are clouded over white it's probably not too fresh (though likely still edible)and while most wine connoisseur...

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Schillings in Major Court Case

Funny story: Schillings in Major Court Case

Keith Schilling, major player in the "reputation and secrecy" law firm Schillings of London has taken out an injunction against himself. At a restaurant in Kensington last night he inadvertently tipped over a glass of Rothchilds' Chateau Lafite P...

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White Wine is reclassified as Yellow Wine in the EU

Funny story: White Wine is reclassified as Yellow Wine in the EU

All white wine sold from December onwards will have to be called yellow wine after an in depth colour investigation over the past five years has shown that the wine is not white. "The wine is a kind of straw yellow," said Oz Clarke, wine aficionad...

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Sour grape news: militant French winegrowers suspected of bombings

Funny story: Sour grape news: militant French winegrowers suspected of bombings

Carcassonne - A spate of bomb blasts in Europe's most ancient fortified town have been blamed on disgruntled local winegrowers whose mediocre plonk has been described as little better than battery acid. Months of inexplicable dynamiting of French...

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Archbishop reveals his drinking bears

The new Archbishop of Glastonbury has spoken of how his life has changed since he discovered that his pet bears had been secretly drinking. The Most Rev Jasper Selby has had three pet bears (Bruin, Cuddly and Yogi) for 10 years. They've always bee...

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Big glasses make wine taste better

Funny story: Big glasses make wine taste better

If you want your wine to taste nice it's best to wear a big pair of glasses rather than a small monocle or nothing at all. Researchers at Spexarus University got hundreds of volunteers to wear different sizes of spectacles when tasting a range of...

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Scots invade Greece as they flog off their wine at 50p a bottle!

Funny story: Scots invade Greece as they flog off their wine at 50p a bottle!

The Eurozone crisis, caused mainly by Greece defaulting on its debts, has forced the Greeks into desperate measures and leading the way are their winemakers. Athens announced that all Greek wines will be flogged off at 50p a bottle, in spite of vi...

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Ancient rockers, AC/DC, launch their own wine, Hells Bells!

Funny story: Ancient rockers, AC/DC, launch their own wine, Hells Bells!

Joining a group of ancient rockers, medieval pop-stars and has-beens, AC/DC have also launched their own brand of wine on to an unsuspecting public. Their fans, mostly ancient piss-artists themselves, will love the idea, head-banging over a bottle...

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Chewing gum found in 'wine' bottle bought in Liverpool

Funny story: Chewing gum found in 'wine' bottle bought in Liverpool

A counterfeit wine scam in Liverpool was uncovered when 'chewing gum' was found in a bottle of rose. The 'gum' was found by a person who bought the bottle from a shop in north Liverpool. Trading Standards officers raided the shop and seized 50 75c...

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'Napa Valley Red' is Homebrew from Luton

Funny story: 'Napa Valley Red' is Homebrew from Luton

A Luton man has been accused of misrepresentation of a wine he sells to local businesses. His wine is called Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Red and comes in nice Californian-style bottles. The labels show a huge vineyard shimmering in blazing sunsh...

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English Wine Industry demands Vanessa Whitburn's head

The English Wine industry is mourning the loss of Nigel Pargetter who died on Sunday night after falling from the roof of Lower Loxley Hall in the village of Ambridge, Borsetshire. Nigel was the 'go-to' man in the village on all matters relating t...

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Cannabis Chardonnay Wins "Best of California" in Experimental Wine Category

Funny story: Cannabis Chardonnay Wins "Best of California" in Experimental Wine Category

The Stoner Brothers Winery of Napa Valley have come away from the 2010 California Wine Awards with the title "Best of California" in the Experimental Wine Category for a lovely little white wine they developed in 2005. Their Cannabis Chardonnay was b...

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Emmanuel Macron Doesn’t Speak Trumpish

Anyone notice, French President Emmanuel Macron speaks better English than Donald Trump? And no superlatives necessary...Sad!
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