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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.

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

Headlines are an art form- claim

Recognise any of these examples of the wordsmiths’ craft? It’s nice to know that pet lovers are okay: And the clergy don’t help matters in troubled times: Proving we all do what we’re best at: Not so the amusing sub,

Drowning in a sea of hypocrisy

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 What a week. So where do we start? Exit, stage left, Lord Liar of Weston-super-Mare. At least we can all sleep safely in our beds now that

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 No wonder the world’s soap-dodgers rampaged through Genoa at the weekend. Here’s a man who’ll expose himself to the ugliest air hostesses in the sky just for

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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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 So now, in true NuLabour fashion, we face immediate calls for new taste and decency guidelines to govern what can be shown on TV. Another level of

The secret of a good relationship

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 As someone who understands women so well, I have often been asked what ground rules make for a successful relationship. The answer is simple. There are very

Torquay paper gives dogthe push

The Herald Express has helped saved a Nottingham family’s holiday from ruin. The Higham Family was enjoying a holiday in the bay, when they found their dog, Zippy, was starting to struggle getting up the town’s hills – until he

Vote Barry. You know it makes sense

A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 I can’t understand why there’s all this fuss over plans to carry out check-ups on people who are claiming incapacity benefit. Let’s look at the facts. Incapacity

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A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 Manifesto update. You may recall that prior to the General Election, I outlined my own political agenda. Since then, I have had many letters suggesting improvements or

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