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Funny story: Outwardly Sympathetic Coworkers Privately Feel Woman Should Be Over Her Dead Cat by Now

Outwardly Sympathetic Coworkers Privately Feel Woman Should Be Over Her Dead Cat by Now

Lucie Farrell received a great deal of sympathy from her coworkers immediately following the unexpected death of her 12-year-old feline companion, Luke, but after several weeks had passed, most of them agreed amongst themselves that she really ought...

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Funny story: Neocons Dismayed to Realize New "Public Charge" Rule Means Immigrants May Take Jobs Americans Actually Want

Neocons Dismayed to Realize New "Public Charge" Rule Means Immigrants May Take Jobs Americans Actually Want

While neoconservatives initially applauded President Donald Trump's new "public charge" rule, tying green card eligibility to immigrants' financial resources and education levels, they were dismayed to subsequently realize that the new law means that...

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Funny story: Unemployed Man Rebrands as Free Spirit

Unemployed Man Rebrands as Free Spirit

To assist his ailing social life, 33-year-old Lewis Largo, a former technical consultant who's struggled to find work since being laid off from financial services giant Ernst & Young almost four years ago, decided to rebrand from "out of work" to...

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Funny story: Man Spent All Day Digging A Trench, Only To Have To Fill It In Again When His Wife Said It Was In The Wrong Place

Man Spent All Day Digging A Trench, Only To Have To Fill It In Again When His Wife Said It Was In The Wrong Place

A man who decided he would 'knuckle down' and do some 'hard graft' on Saturday, spent all day digging a trench in his back garden, only to have to fill it in again when his wife arrived home and told him it was in the wrong place. Moys Kenwood, 56...

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Funny story: Woman's Office Attire Reaches New Level of Bland

Woman's Office Attire Reaches New Level of Bland

Kate Lipscomb of Nashville, Tennessee, takes great care to present an inoffensive, uncontroversial appearance at the healthcare company where she works - and she succeeded beyond her wildest dreams last Tuesday, when coworkers reported that her attir...

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Funny story: New York Woman Ostracized for Not Liking Puppy Videos

New York Woman Ostracized for Not Liking Puppy Videos

"I'm really more of a cat person," said Lisa Hayes, ineffectually attempting to justify her lack of appreciation for the latest adorable YouTube puppy video being circulated around the office. "Besides, doesn't anyone else have any work to do?" Ha...

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Funny story: Homo Sapien Objects to Being Treated like an Animal

Homo Sapien Objects to Being Treated like an Animal

Carl Freeman, a 43-year-old Homo sapien inhabiting Nashville, Tennessee, objected to being treated like an animal at the Amazon shipping center where he works. "Management sees us as mere commodities," said an irate Carl regarding the attitude the...

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Funny story: New York Man Finally Catches on that Coworker Isn't Talking to Him

New York Man Finally Catches on that Coworker Isn't Talking to Him

It took a while, but Trace Nelson of New York City eventually realized that his coworker Jennifer Friedman had been pointedly ignoring him for over six months. "I think I must have accidentally offended her in some way," said Trace. "No clue how,...

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Funny story: Unknown Writer Prepares for Interview Just in Case

Unknown Writer Prepares for Interview Just in Case

Charlotte Crowley, a published but generally unnoticed writer living in Boston, Massachusetts, has been preparing thoughtful, considered responses to a set of interview questions just in case anyone ever takes an interest in her and her work. "The...

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Funny story: Man Deliberated For Too Long

Man Deliberated For Too Long

A man who was in two minds as to whether or not he should buy a pair of Adidas trainers he had seen in the window of a charity shop, decided to "have a think" about it, and was, subsequently left disappointed when he returned to the shop later to fin...

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Funny story: Underpaid Workers Happy to Help Capitalism Thrive

Underpaid Workers Happy to Help Capitalism Thrive

After contract workers at a major New York City consulting firm discovered that the company was making hundreds of millions of dollars off their services while they themselves received no benefits and only a stingy and utterly static hourly wage, mos...

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Funny story: Man's Daughter Fired Plastic Gun Relentlessly

Man's Daughter Fired Plastic Gun Relentlessly

There's nothing more annoying than kids, especially when they're being annoying, and so it was for one man this morning, as his daughter relentlessly wore down his patience by firing a noisy child's plastic gun at him whilst he was having his breakfa...

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Funny story: Worker Pissed Off With Bosses Is On The Verge Of Telling Them To Go Fuck Themselves

Worker Pissed Off With Bosses Is On The Verge Of Telling Them To Go Fuck Themselves

A middle-aged worker at a local company, who has suffered at the hands of his intimidating, brutal, and bullying employers for so long, has now had just about as much as he can possibly stand from them, and is close to telling them to go fuck themsel...

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Funny story: Former Punk Rocker Achieves True Success by Going to Work for Healthcare Company

Former Punk Rocker Achieves True Success by Going to Work for Healthcare Company

"So many people move here hoping to make it as a professional singer or songwriter and end up becoming disheartened when they never hit the big-time," said career counselor Pam Hardy of Nashville, Tennessee. "But I think we need to change our definit...

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Funny story: Man Slacking At Work Told To Pull His Finger Out

Man Slacking At Work Told To Pull His Finger Out

A worker at a top global telecommunications company had let his productive side slip to such an extent, that, once his supervisor realised just what was going on, he was told to: "pull your finger out!" The instruction was barked at Richard Wil...

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Funny story: Introvert Makes Strides in People Skills

Introvert Makes Strides in People Skills

After being told he needed to work on his people skills if he hoped to advance in his career as a data administrator, introverted Daniel Hobson of New York City set his mind to improving his ability to feign interest in the mundane details of his cow...

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Funny story: Nashville Woman Enjoys Discussing Her Positive Attitude

Nashville Woman Enjoys Discussing Her Positive Attitude

"Attitude is everything," Tara Brockwell of Nashville, Tennessee, enjoys telling everyone who's willing to listen - like her coworker Alan York, whom she'd waylaid this particular Monday morning in the office kitchen while he was getting coffee. "Sta...

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