Funny story - That book could have been a bit shorter, say book group

That book could have been a bit shorter, say book group

Members of Chutney on the Fritz's book club, which meets at the Hipster and Farrow pub in Grange Lane, have all said that their latest choice 'How to do something to some people and get away with it' could have been a bit shorter. Former teacher,…

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Funny story - Man has finished reading James Joyce's Ulysees, or so he says

Man has finished reading James Joyce's Ulysees, or so he says

Stan Bridgewater, a 47-year-old eternal bachelor, and man about town, has, for the fourth attempt, finished reading James Joyce's Ulysses. With extra time during lockdown, and feeling that his years of virility were slipping away, he told us: 'It…

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Funny story - Modern, relatable, emotional — The autobiography of a YouTuber's boo, and her beau

Modern, relatable, emotional — The autobiography of a YouTuber's boo, and her beau

Attention all Young Adult fanatics — a critically acclaimed new book is a must read for all lovers of the struggles of simply being an imperfectly human. The book is an autobiography which covers the budding relationship between the popular YouTub…

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Funny story - Once Abe Lincoln's mistress, N.Y. woman tells all in explosive new memoir

Once Abe Lincoln's mistress, N.Y. woman tells all in explosive new memoir

Four days after arriving at the White House as an upstairs maid in the summer of 1863, 19-year-old Bronx native Bebe Meardsley lost her virginity to the President of the United States. In an explosive and salacious new memoir, "It wasn't that much of a Secret: My Affair with President Abreham Lincoln and its Aftermath," to be published Wednesday by Bealistok & Bloome, Bebe Meardsley describ...

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Funny story - Alabama Outlaws Books

Alabama Outlaws Books

Montgomery, AL - The state of Alabama has outlawed all books. Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday signed the legislation into law, making it illegal to own or read books. “This is a landmark law,” said the governor, holding a torch above a pile of books.

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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 - Book Had No Page Numbers!

Book Had No Page Numbers!

A man who started to read a new and potentially exciting book yesterday afternoon, was astonished when he opened it up at Chapter 1, only to find the pages had no numbers! 'La Reve' ('The Dream') by noted French writer Émile Zola was the book, and…

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Funny story - Book Review - Yoga For Dummies

Book Review - Yoga For Dummies

Where oh where do I start with this review? First of all I think the writer of this book is obviously "having a laugh" at our, the readers - expense. Secondly, who on earth would buy this book? I did. I own a clothes shop, we sell suits, nice suits, but sales have been down, I didn't know if it was due to our opening hours (2.00 am - 4.00 am - Wednesdays only), my sales staff (a mute...

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Funny story - You had all of lockdown to read me and you still have not read a page

You had all of lockdown to read me and you still have not read a page

Location: Your Desk Let’s be clear, it has been about four months since this whole stay at home thing started. You pulled me out of the bookshelf, placed me on the desk, and told a friend that you were finally going to read me. What happened?…

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Funny story - Oxymora Dictionary Creator Retires, Says Career was Awfully Good

Oxymora Dictionary Creator Retires, Says Career was Awfully Good

Partially successful in two major industries during his peak professional years, Sandy Clay Livingstone was perhaps the best known secret of the literary world for founding the original Oxymora Dictionary, later in life. Recognizing the acute dull...

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Funny story - Book Cover Made Of Human Skin Develops Psoriasis!

Book Cover Made Of Human Skin Develops Psoriasis!

Wealthy entrepreneur David Wayne Haskins of Clarksville, Tennessee has many volumes of rare books an has one whole shelf of some 34 books that are hundreds of years old and he was shocked lately after pulling down a copy of "Peter's Complaint" to sho...

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Funny story - Man's Week Goes According To Plan

Man's Week Goes According To Plan

With all the frantic uncertainty surrounding the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus relentlessly hounding us in our daily lives, there was some respite for one man this week, when his time went more-or-less according to plan. Moys Kenwood, 56, was...

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Funny story - Lost Tribe of Israel Found!

Lost Tribe of Israel Found!

Members of the 1st Infantry division patrolling the Syrio-Arabian desert stumbled across an encampment of what they originally thought as Bedouin nomads. Reporter Seymour Cheet, embedded with the 1st ID reports “These guys looked like they stepped out of the history books, they had no modern clothing and have never met or seen our type of people before" Further questioning and investig...

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Funny story - International Best-Selling Author Writes Another Book About Stress Management That Nobody Has Any Time To Read

International Best-Selling Author Writes Another Book About Stress Management That Nobody Has Any Time To Read

Accomplished author, Bob Durning, recently wrote a 790-page book about stress management that nobody has any time to read. The number 1 hit seller, which has the potential of completely rocking the world of literature, is currently sitting in...

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Funny story - "Gethsemane and Beyond" - release date announced.

"Gethsemane and Beyond" - release date announced.

A new press statement from publishers Blume & Bialistock proclaims that the widely anticipated second book by 2008 year old veteran Jesus of Nazareth, "Gethsemane and Beyond", will be in bookstores around the world in time for Easter. Signings wi...

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Funny story - Secret of Dan Brown's "Lost Symbol" Leaked!

Secret of Dan Brown's "Lost Symbol" Leaked!

Less than 24 hours before the highly anticipated "Lost Symbol" hit book shelves, a former employee of author Dan Brown debunked rumors that it will reveal how the Freemasons controlled early American government. Speculation about the number 33 an...

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Funny story - Man "Very Disappointed" With Richard Dawkins Book, 'The Blind Watchmaker'

Man "Very Disappointed" With Richard Dawkins Book, 'The Blind Watchmaker'

A man who returned to the UK recently, and bought a pristine secondhand copy of Richard Dawkins' book 'The Blind Watchmaker' for 50p from a charity shop, told today of his 'absolute disappointment' in the purchase, and how he now wishes he hadn't bot...

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Funny story - Meghan McCain's Juicy Tell-All Book

Meghan McCain's Juicy Tell-All Book

PHOENIX - Meghan McCain, the 24-year-old daughter of Senator John McCain and Cindy McCain reports that she received a very lucrative six-figure book deal from The Lower Grand Canyon Publishing Company. Meghan's 493 page book is entitled, Gee Opie...

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Funny story - Crime Fiction Lover Receives 8 Richard Osman Books for Christmas

Crime Fiction Lover Receives 8 Richard Osman Books for Christmas

Crime fiction Fan Lorraine Johnson received eight Richard Osman books for Christmas. 6 copies of his first one The Thursday Murder Club, and two of his second, The Man Who Died Twice. ‘People think I like Cosy crime fiction’ stated Lorraine ‘becau…

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Funny story - Barack Obama to Publish New Book: How I Bought the Election

Barack Obama to Publish New Book: How I Bought the Election

Barack Obama has announced that he will finish work on his fourth book and publish it between now and when he officially takes office in January. The book, to be titled How I Bought the Election, will detail the strategies and decisions made by the...

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