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The Halloween Feast

Early comments from our readers Mary B: You really must try harder my dear Jamie O: I’ll send you my DVD ‘Cooking for Dummies’ Chris P: It looks alright to me Gordon R: I did something like that once. Actually … Continue reading

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Senior Army Officers hit the jackpot after the First World War

    Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig 100,000 Field-Marshal Viscount French 50,000 Field-Marshal Sir Edmund Allenby 50,000 Field-Marshal Sir H. Plumer 30,000 Field-Marshal Sir Henry Wilson 10 000 General Sir Henry Rawlinson 30,000 General The Hon. Sir Julian Byng 30,000 General … Continue reading

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A Soviet Farmer greets Joseph Stalin

“Comrade Stalin, we have so many potatoes that, piled one on top of the other, they would reach all the way to God.” “But God does not exist.” “Exactly! Neither do the potatoes.”

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Ronald Reagan’s Sly Wit

A reporter confronted Ronald Reagan about a promise he’d made. “Mr. President, you said that you’d resign if your memory started to fade.” “I don’t remember saying that.”

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A macabre anecdote about torture

….St Laurence, who was burned to death on a gridiron, is the ‘patron saint of cooks – and, less obviously, comedians’. I imagine the association with both professions arises from a story which has Laurence…..coolly advising his executioners: ‘I’m done … Continue reading

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Two aliens discuss invading Earth

Alien One: I’ve researched our invasion plans. Alien Two: What’s your report? Alien One: Humans have harnessed the power of the atom and created extremely powerful weapons. Alien Two: What’s your recommendation? Alien One: Invade. They’re designed for slaughtering each … Continue reading

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Big Brother: 2021 Version

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Film Review: One Night In Miami (AmazonPrime) (2020)

On 25th February 1964* Cassius Clay met three friends in a hotel room. He’d just become World Champion and was immediately recognised as an all time ‘Great’. Sam Cooke was a superstar singer and black businessman. Jim Brown was a … Continue reading

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Joe and the Three Legged Chicken

Joe was driving and noticed a chicken keeping pace with him. Just then the chicken accelerated using all three legs. Joe followed the chicken down the lane into a barnyard. ‘Did you see a chicken running really fast?’ he asked … Continue reading

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Ethnic Food

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