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A lottery winner is interviewed

Interviewer: Do you think that winning the lottery has changed you? Lottery winner: I don’t know. Tell you what I’ll ask my butler. Interviewer: How long has he worked for you? Lottery winner: A week. Based on an Adam Kay … Continue reading

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A north Korean joke

I asked my North Korean friend how it was there, he said he couldn’t complain. Chris R.

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Irony

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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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Jay Rayner Reviews Tapas 37

“Personally, I can’t help but fantasise about how much better a day it would have been for all involved, had the fire alarm been real…I wouldn’t wish a fire on anybody’s business. But at least if we’d been evacuated by … Continue reading

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Heaven and the engaged couple

After a tragic accident an engaged couple find themselves in Heaven. Jill I still want to get married you know. John Well this has to be the right place. It’s Heaven after all. Jill I’ll ask the gatekeeper to find a … Continue reading

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Meritocracy Meets Networking in the White House

Andrew Sullivan (2009): ‘I remember back in the late 1990s, when Ira Katznelson, an eminent political scientist at Columbia… …came to deliver a guest lecture. Prof. Katznelson described a lunch he had with Irving Kristol during the first Bush administration. … Continue reading

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