Category Archives: Humour

Why Mercedes builds the best cars in the world

Rory Mcllroy drove his new Mercedes into an Irish petrol station. An attendant greeted him in a typical Irish manner, unaware that McIlroy is a world famous golfer. “Top o’ the mornin’ to ya.” When Rory got out of the … Continue reading

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George Orwell and Donald Trump

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Flexible Politics

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A publicity seeking judge in Hancock’s Half Hour

Lord Chief Justice Fleming: Well now, you wish to build a road through Mr Hancock’s garden? Sid James: That’s it. Lord Chief Justice Fleming: And he won’t let you because he’s got a marrow growing there. Sid James: That’s right. … Continue reading

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Basic humour

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The professor and the young female student

A student comes to a young professor’s office hours. She glances down the hall, closes his door and kneels pleadingly. “I would do anything to pass this exam.” She leans closer to him, flips back her hair, gazes meaningfully into … Continue reading

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Book Review: C Northcote Parkinson ~ Parkinson’s Law or the pursuit of progress (1957)

This book is one of the most influential books that has been written. Like Catch-22 it has entered the language and the psyche of even those who haven’t read it. Parkinson’s Law is brutally simple. “Work expands so as to … Continue reading

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