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Funny story: London Cyclists Collaborate With Ministry Of Defence On Camouflage Design

London Cyclists Collaborate With Ministry Of Defence On Camouflage Design

'Camouflage is critical in giving our troops every advantage in battle,' Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chief of the Defence Staff, told a London press conference this month. 'This is why we've worked extensively with London cyclists to enhance...

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Funny story: New Gambit Shatters National Coffee Bragging Impasse

New Gambit Shatters National Coffee Bragging Impasse

All self-styled coffee aficionados know that, in recent times, it has become virtually impossible to achieve a clear win in a coffee bragging dialogue (CBD). Every connoisseur worthy of challenge owns a sophisticated coffee machine, and, with hundreds of coffees from which to choose, anybody can enthuse about a type of which his or her opponent is unaware - naturally adding the denouement: "I'm...

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Funny story: Pollsters Predict Catastrophic UK General Election Defeat For Conservatives

Pollsters Predict Catastrophic UK General Election Defeat For Conservatives

UK polling organisations have today published their predictions for the June 8th UK General Election. They forecast unanimously that the Conservatives will suffer a crushing defeat, losing their majority in parliament. The pollsters have furthe...

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Funny story: President Trump Trashes Oval Office

President Trump Trashes Oval Office

White House sources have confirmed that President Trump has caused considerable damage to the Oval Office. 'He turned over tables,' reported one source, 'upended chairs, ripped curtaining and threw paintings out of smashed windows onto the White H...

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Funny story: Brexit Voters To Face Prosecution

Brexit Voters To Face Prosecution

Activists from the EU referendum Remain Campaign are continuing with plans to pursue criminal prosecutions for many of those who voted to leave the EU. 'We do not wish to be divisive or retaliatory,' said a spokesman for the activists, 'but advice...

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Funny story: Will The Real Donald Trump Please Stand Up?

Will The Real Donald Trump Please Stand Up?

In early November 2016, Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, expressed more clearly than many other world leaders the hope that Donald Trump, when in office, would be very different from the Donald Trump she had witnessed on the presidential c...

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Funny story: Major Companies Consider Revision Of Recorded Messages For Customers Waiting For A Call To Be Answered

Major Companies Consider Revision Of Recorded Messages For Customers Waiting For A Call To Be Answered

A recent survey of its members by the UK consumer group, Which?, has identified the most annoying elements of recorded messages played to customers who are waiting for their calls to be answered. The most irritating phrase contains a reassurance t...

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Funny story: Hillary Clinton To Make Direct Appeal To Less-Educated, White, Male Voters

Hillary Clinton To Make Direct Appeal To Less-Educated, White, Male Voters

In the final run-up to the US presidential elections, Hillary Clinton is hoping to ensure victory by winning-over the one demographic group that Donald Trump has yet failed to insult or alienate. That group consists of white American men without a...

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Funny story: Trump-Corbyn Syndrome Defined As New Mental Disorder

Trump-Corbyn Syndrome Defined As New Mental Disorder

New editions of two major mental disorder classification manuals are to list Trump-Corbyn Syndrome (TCS) as a mental disorder. The naming of the condition was inspired by the behaviour of Donald Trump's supporters in the US and Jeremy Corbyn's sup...

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Funny story: Britain In Shock As Michael Gove Reveals The True Reason He Ceased To Endorse Boris Johnson For British Prime Minister

Britain In Shock As Michael Gove Reveals The True Reason He Ceased To Endorse Boris Johnson For British Prime Minister

Michael Gove, the former Secretary of State for Justice, stunned Britain today when he revealed at a press conference the true reason why he had ceased to endorse Boris Johnson as a candidate for British Prime Minister. 'The truth is,' admitted a...

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Funny story: Popularity Rating Of Boris Johnson Plummets In Wake Of EU Referendum Campaign

Popularity Rating Of Boris Johnson Plummets In Wake Of EU Referendum Campaign

Recent polls have confirmed that the popularity of Boris Johnson amongst the British public has dramatically declined since 22nd February 2016. 'I'd never thought too hard about it,' said John Smith, a typical UK resident, 'but, in the past, me mi...

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Funny story: Public Resort To The Supernatural To Decide EU Referendum Decision

Public Resort To The Supernatural To Decide EU Referendum Decision

A MORI poll published yesterday indicates that many UK residents have abandoned reason as a means of making a decision in the EU referendum. They are instead planning to seek guidance from supernatural sources. 'It has become increasingly apparent...

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Funny story: The Internationally Acclaimed Ballast Diet Is Explained By Its Creator

The Internationally Acclaimed Ballast Diet Is Explained By Its Creator

The Ballast diet has taken the international slimming world by storm. Below is a transcript of a recent, rare radio interview with its creator, Professor Swan Morrison, in which he discusses the scheme in unprecedented detail. ~*~*~*~*~*~ 'Hello Professor Morrison and welcome to the Breakfast Radio Show.' 'Thank you for inviting me onto your programme.' 'You've invented a revolutionar...

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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 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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Funny story: Running, As A Spectator Sport, Is Boring, Concedes Seb Coe

Running, As A Spectator Sport, Is Boring, Concedes Seb Coe

Lord Sebastian Coe, Chair of the British Olympic Association, today conceded that running, as a spectator sport, is boring. 'The Sochi Winter Olympics has once again shown us all,' Lord Coe told the BBC, 'that any number of visually interesting co...

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Funny story: Customers Unsettled By Bank PR Campaigns

Customers Unsettled By Bank PR Campaigns

Customers of UK High Street Banks are increasingly reporting their unease about the recent trend for banks to demonstrate excessive goodwill and courtesy towards customers. 'I only dropped into Nat West to use the cashpoint,' said one customer. 'O...

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Funny story: Government Announces Plans To Reduce Road Accidents Involving Cyclists

Government Announces Plans To Reduce Road Accidents Involving Cyclists

The Government has today announced plans aimed at reducing the number of road accidents involving cyclists. 'Successive governments have been worried about the safety of cyclists in Britain for very many years,' admitted Secretary of State for Tra...

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