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
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 email@example.com.
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
A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 “Fancy a fumble” to be regarded as a perfectly acceptable chat-up line which would be rude to turn down. All men entitled to short four-hour nap immediately
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? 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
Have we won yet? by Graham Smith Page 2 of 2 Still not out of puffI’m pleased to tell you that Ronnie Ronalde has not run out of puff. Who? you ask. Ronnie Ronalde. Come on, scratch your brains and
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
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
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
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
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
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