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Old Jun 20th 2011, 8:19 am
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Just had a look at my local newspaper from the UK. It looks as though GN and 5 Days do not hold a monopoly!


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http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2...ung-arsonists/
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Not too good, is it? My favourite is
"Polar explorer Sir Vivian Fuchs off to Antartica."
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Not too good, is it? My favourite is
"Polar explorer Sir Vivian Fuchs off to Antartica."
Back in 1990 I was in hospital for a couple of weeks, and was bored out of my mind. My brother brought me a book of 'Sunday Sport Headlines.' The nurse asked him to take it away, after I burst some stitches. The one that did it was . . .

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I know it's not quite the same but...
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Near enough, on all counts...
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I know it's not quite the same but...
Which sort of reminds me of the joke that was the centrepiece of my university's rag mag one year...Oh, hang on, I've already done that...
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Near enough, on all counts...
One of the most intelligent ones I came across was from the Grauniad

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. . . and another one from the E&S I thought that this was to do with Haircuts, Shaving, and Uniforms etc. But read on . . . .

Grooming ‘underestimated by police’
http://www.expressandstar.com/uk/uk-...ted-by-police/

Orwell was correct! 'Newspeak' has arrived!
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What about an unfortunate juxtaposition of headlines and adverts?
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Don'tcha just love it when the Good Taste Police are elsewhere.....
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The classic... Brass Eye 'Paedophilia' criticism opposite a picture and comment on then-15 year old Charlotte Church's breasts (she's "looking chest swell")...

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Identity thief sent to jail for nine months

Read more: http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2...#ixzz1PuL17r6R


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Apparently this scam went on for 15 years without anyone noticing! - Dumb Britain!
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Just been sent this one!
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You can always rely on Murdoch publications for good taste and subtlety...
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The Sun story claiming that TV presenter Keith 'Cheggers' Chegwin, who had been battling alcoholism, had been warned by doctors to give up drinking as his addiction was close to killing him. The headline – "Cheggers can't be boozers"

Again the Sun after the Caledonian Thistle and Celtic game:
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