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Friday Funnies: Here chicky chicky!

It has been a few weeks since we brought you some hilarity from the press and media but at least the sun’s been out. Thankfully, we’ve now got a bumper selection for you, starting today followed by another helping next Friday.

All this comedy means a huge ‘THANK YOU’ must go out to all our readers who have sent them in. Please keep forwarding links and screen grabs to: [email protected].

May we begin with some typical schoolboy humour, inspired by this headline from the BBC. It’s almost as if the writer penned this one with us in mind:

Apparently, it made the chick’s eyes water!!! (The BBC has since changed this headline to something…..well, less funny frankly).

“Pick your battles wisely!” your old gran would say as you fell out with your mate next door about who had the best Tonka truck.

And it seems Leicester Mercury acting editor Keith Perch acknowledged exactly this fact recently in a blog post about an MPs’ expenses story the paper ran:

A warning worth heeding from the Rugby Observer… is a dangerous practice and should not be taken lightly:

A little correction from Aberdeen daily the Press and Journal, courtesy of

Going overseas now to the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation for our final funny of the day. Perhaps the birds were just looking for a good vantage point on the new roof?

If you enjoyed these then click through to our previous collection: Til death do us part. And please also take a moment to visit our Facebook group where our photo gallery has recently been updated.