Category Archives: Humour

A convenient miracle

An Irish priest was stopped for speeding in west London. The police officer smells alcohol on the priest’s breath and sees an empty wine bottle on the floor of the car. He says, “Sir, have you been drinking?” “Just water,” … Continue reading

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A Trade Unionist has a tough life

The CEO of a big company calls in the senior trade union negotiator to try to avert a strike. CEO: “Pleased you could come Fred. I’m sure that everything will be OK once we fully understand each other.” Fred: “We … Continue reading

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How Long is a piece of String?

A question that started In Dar Es Salaam Has puzzled us all Since the world began. The question is asked And left dangling there… No answer is offered, It just isn’t fair. If an answer isn’t wanted. Well that’s just … Continue reading

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A School Teacher Joke

I hate it when people just use big words to make themselves sound perspicacious. Richard M

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How self-centred are you?

I came out of a shop with a meat and potato pie, a large chips and mushy peas. A poor homeless man said, “I’ve not eaten for two days.” I told him, “I wish I had your will power.” Ray … Continue reading

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Book review: Timur Vermes ~ Look Who’s Back (Translated by Jamie Bulloch)

A satire about Adolf Hitler, by a German, breaks new ground. Vermes brings Hitler back to 21st century Germany, as though the previous 70 years had never happened. Hitler retains his oratorical abilities. His rhetoric makes him an attractive showbiz … Continue reading

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P G Wodehouse: Jill the Reckless

“She had never yet been frightened of any man, but there was something reptilian about this fat, yellow- headed individual which, disgusted her, much as cockroaches had done in her childhood.” Chris

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