Gay lumberjacks ‘now in the majority’ as recession affects Pythonesque characters

Canadian sociologists have revealed that the practice of putting on women’s makeup and hanging round in bars is now commonplace in most isolated logging towns.  Experts believe that this behavioural change, thought to be some kind of coping mechanism, is symptomatic of the effect the global downturn is having on Pythonesque characters.

This is further evidenced by news in the Yorkshire Evening Post of four previously opulent Yorkshiremen being forced back into poverty by the continuing economic crisis, and the closing down of several pet shops as the specialist trade in dead parrots dries up.  It has also been announced that the Batley Townswomen’s Guild has folded due to exorbitant insurance costs, the Spanish Inquisition has converted to Scientology and that the Ministry of Silly Walks has merged with the Financial Services Authority.

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Posted: Aug 21st, 2009 by

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