Christmas day in the workhouse by Graham Smith Freelance journalist Graham Smith, of Mediaworld, with a new composition. Page 1 of 2 Christmas Day in the workhouse(A tasteful variation) ‘Twas Christmas Day in the workhouseThe Merriest Day of the yearThe
Laughter is the best medicine and our regular round-up of press and media funnies aims to put a smile on the most downcast of faces.
From amusingly misspelt headlines to double-entendres of the first degree, we want to feature them on this page.
We used to round them up into collections of ‘Friday Funnies’ and these can still be viewed here, but we will now be publishing them individually both here and on the site homepage.
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Christmas day in the workhouse by Graham Smith Page 2 of 2 While shepherds watchAs you warble your carols this Christmas spare a thought for scientists who are measuring the belch power of sheep to try and combat global warming.
We’re focusing on medical problems this time… but not for the squeamish: And the last paragraph of this solemn court hearing does not quite fit in: What’s stopping the tonsil ops?Bleedin’ fear – that’s what!: Now, for light relief, perhaps
Urggh! Wouldn’t this make a bit of a mess? Did this agency get ANYTHING right? Surprise party? Not any more! The REAL Judge Judy: One to bear in mind after the office Christmas party: But those pensioners have got the
If you’re fed up with looking at the parish pump news in your own local paper, why not try this new addition to the world wide web, The Framley Examiner? It is a loving recreation of certain aspects of the
The spirit of Christmas by Graham Smith Freelance journalist Graham Smith, of Mediaworld, prepares for the big day. Page 1 of 3 I knew it was nearly Christmas when I heard a woman had used her husband’s £2,000 Millennium whiskey
The spirit of Christmas by Graham Smith Page 2 of 3 The battered Christmas dinners? Some barmpot chip shop owner thinks they are a good idea. They are filled with turkey, sprouts, carrots, peas, gravy and stuffing… excuse me the
The spirit of Christmas by Graham Smith Page 3 of 3 Metal fatigueCall me old fashioned but why do people have a pre-occupation with having every conceivable bodily orifice pierced these days? The other day I saw an apparition in
A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 As we approach the Office Christmas Party season (full report on the Evening Post night of debauchery will appear next week), the newspapers have been much exercised
A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 Film Confusion: The greatest length of time a woman has watched a film without asking a stupid plot-related question was achieved on the October 28th, 1990, when
An apology from the Congleton Chronicle. The ‘Chronicle’ would like to apologise to PC Steve Meacock for mis-spelling his name in last week’s newspaper. We understand that he has been subject to some ridicule from colleagues after we referred to
Singing condoms and golden sausages by Graham Smith Freelance journalist Graham Smith, of Mediaworld, on what might catch on this Christmas. Page 1 of 3 It’s bound to catch on for Christmas – singing condoms! Turkey is enlisting a chorus
Singing condoms and golden sausages by Graham Smith Page 2 of 3 Short changedAn Australian is suing a surgeon after an operation to enhance his manhood left it painful, deformed and three centimetres shorter. The surgeon says the patient should
Singing condoms and golden sausages by Graham Smith Page 3 of 3 Monkey businessSix hundred monkeys are to be given a thank you banquet by civic leaders in Thailand. A stack of fruit is to be placed in the local
A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 The editor of this impressive organ telephones me in a state of some excitement. “Bazza,” he cries. “The bloody office is flooded with letters about last week’s