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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.

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 Student life for Willie boy will be a world away from that of your average spotty 19-year-old gimp. He won’t ever experience the seemingly bottomless pot of

Time Out for more headlines

We really must protect the guilty parties again… Our favourite (for outstanding ingenuity in the face of adversity): This regional evening paper couldn’t find its crossword for the day, so printed a six inch square photo of the puzzle’s compiler,

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 Who’s in charge of talent-spotting for the Royal Family? I ask, because we appear to have let a cracking prospect escape. Mette Marit Tjessum Hoiby married into

How to avoid that speeding fine

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 The editor of this impressive organ invites me out to lunch. Not a posh venue. A curry house in one of the murkier parts of town. Over

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 Mark my words: as the unfair and unnecessary blight of speed cameras spreads, we are heading for wholesale civil disobedience. And not only is the law now

Slavery? Us?

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 The Reverend Jesse Jackson has decided that it’s time we apologised for slavery. Yes, us, the people of Bristol. Never mind that we were late into the

Barbie fever

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 The smell of charcoal and petrol hangs over suburbia like a shroud. At Number 32, embers still glow amongst the smouldering remains of the garden shed. Next

The future's bright

Page 4 of 6 Then there’s the way mobiles affect our social interaction. Just because friends are physically in the same place doesn’t mean they will actually talk to each other. You see groups of people walking or sitting together,

Traffic wardens are strange people

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 It appears that traffic wardens could soon become part of an auxiliary police force with the power to arrest offending motorists and pedestrians. The plan is apparently

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 “Although a great admirer of Doris Lessing, I prefer the words of Margaret Atwood on relations between men and women. Men fear being laughed at by women.

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 Weekends are for football, rugby or any other sport. It’s like the full moon or the changing of the tides. Let it be. Oh, and the male

The Welsh and a football match

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 To Cardiff, to watch a game of Association Football. It was raining. It had been raining for three days. It looked like it had been raining for

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 And it’s also no reason to go running to the Thought Police just because a couple of Taffs start bandying a few insults about. Whatever happened to

The future's bright

Mobile phones have changed the limitations of time and space: we are never alone anymore What does it say about our culture that we will turn our phones off to go and watch a film, but not to spend uninterrupted

Both dangerous and a genius

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 How many of you actually watched the Brass Eye spoof programme about paedophilia? One thousand of you? Two thousand? The total audience for the first showing was

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