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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.

If you spot one, tell us about it at editor.htfp@and.co.uk.

Cilla in a corset and fishnets?

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 To Derbyshire, for a spot of shooting. A damn fine bag too, of 248 pheasant, three magpies and a Taliban guerilla who was hiding in a gorse

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 Yes, Mr Bradbury, you bastard, I mean you. I still get tears in my eyes when I remember that vicious sideburn twist you perfected on generations of

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 The first pictures to come out of a so-called liberated Kabul were of a bloke dancing about in the street waving a transistor radio while another chap

Have we won yet?

Have we won yet? by Graham Smith Freelance journalist Graham Smith, of Mediaworld, starts to sound a little like TV’s Victor Meldrew… Page 1 of 2 My dog is slightly better. He spent three days over the Bonfire Night period

All wind and waffle?

All wind and waffle? by Graham Smith Freelance journalist Graham Smith, of Mediaworld, looks at Euronuts, Bin Laden and monkey business. Page 1 of 3 Picking up an awardDo you pick your nose? It’s called rhinotillexomania in the medical dictionary

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All wind and waffle? by Graham Smith Page 2 of 3 Sharp shoe shuffleA dancing lobster has been named after Ginger Rogers. Apparently the creature at The Sea Life Centre does a little jig when they play music. It claps

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All wind and waffle? by Graham Smith Page 3 of 3 Monkey business up the pole!Laugh, it’s enough to make you wet your cassock. An Austrian monastery has installed a firemen’s pole to make sure monks get to prayers on

In a tricky situation… do you linger or bolt?

Our “wedding of the week”: But who did what? And then there’s the trendy vicar trying to wheedle his way back into favour with his flock – Perhaps he’s getting too many people in for Christenings: Or relying a little

The burqa: this year's big thing

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 Say what you like about the Taliban, but their sensible attitude to women can’t be faulted. I wonder how many Afghan blokes are secretly regretting the sudden

What is it with old people and loose change?

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 Dateline Afghanistan, and Our Boys go in. Unfortunately, they’re three Muslims from Luton fighting for the Taliban, rather than the Royal Marines fighting for the Forces of

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 Why not provide all the pensioners with those quick-change belts that bus conductors used to wear? The ones where all the coins are stacked up in little

In a tricky situation… do you linger or bolt?

Our “wedding of the week”: But who did what? And then there’s the trendy vicar trying to wheedle his way back into favour with his flock – Perhaps he’s getting too many people in for Christenings: Or relying a little

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 Although I have Sky Digital, and all 197 channels at that, I have been unable to locate the news channel on which young lady newscasters display their

Urban myths and the Taliban

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 Humour has always been a part of war, usually as propaganda aimed at deflating the enemy. Remember Hitler’s alleged deficiency downstairs, or Charlie Chaplin’s film The Great

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 18.00 Holiday: The team go on pilgrimage to Mecca. Again; 18.30 Top of the Prophets: Will the Koran be No.1 for the 63,728th week running?; 19.00 Who

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