Category Archives: Humour

Vladimir Putin’s favourite joke

A KGB colonel visits a Siberian youth prison , “Why are you here?” He asked the first youth. “For the past week my clock woke me up early so I got into work early. I’m convicted of being a spy … Continue reading

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Desirable building land – apply Chancellor of the Exchequer

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Lunchtime

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Heaven and Hell Defined

In heaven, the English are the policemen, the French are the chefs, the Germans the mechanics, the Italians are the lovers, and the Swiss organize everything. In hell, the Germans are the policemen, the English are the chefs, the French … Continue reading

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Book Review: P J O’Rourke ~ Holidays in Hell (1988)

Satire notoriously ages badly. So much of it depends on the readers knowledge of the setting and personality of what is being satirised. Once the moment is gone so has the point of the humour. Consider the cartoon below. It … Continue reading

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The uncharitable Sisters of Charity

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A tragic deathbed scene

Jake was on his deathbed with his wife, Susan, by his side. He looked up and his pale lips began to move slightly. “My darling Susan,” he whispered. “Hush, my love. Rest. Don’t talk.” He was insistent. “Susan, I have … Continue reading

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Bartender Joke

A priest, a rabbi, and a Baptist minister walk into a bar. The bartender looked at them and says, “Tell me the joke. If it’s any good the first drink is on the house.”

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Designer wine drinking

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Book Review: Michael Bollen ~ Earth Inc. (2008)

When I first read this in 2008 I hugged myself with delight, took careful note of the author’s name and waited for the next display of brilliance. I’m still waiting. He’s a one hit wonder like Procol Harum’s A Whiter … Continue reading

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