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Hole In The Wall ‘too highbrow for BBC1’

‘Reithian values more than covered by Total Wipeout’

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Posted: Jan 10th, 2009
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Newspaper rescues man from awkward small talk

A businessman escaped anything up to ten minutes of awkward chat this morning after a well placed Daily Telegraph caught his eye while he was having his shoes buffed at Victoria station. Mr Peter Brunswick, who is a company director, says he embarked on the procedure unaware that it would almost certainly involve small-talk with the working class man cleaning his shoes. ‘It came as a complete shock when he started talking to me about the weather, and whether I had a busy day ahead. If someone hadn’t left that Telegraph there I don’t know what I’d have done’ said the former Conservative Councillor from Surrey. ‘Luckily, being a broadsheet, the Telegraph not only avoided the need for conversation, but also blocked out entirely the sight of the man buffing my shoes’.

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Posted: Oct 12th, 2008
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Traumatized traders attempting to deal in railway timetables

There were growing signs that traders had begun to lose their minds this morning, as stock-brokers spontaneously began trading the departure times at Waterloo Station.

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Posted: Oct 1st, 2008
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Tall astrophysicist in ‘Big and Clever’ claim

6 foot 10 research scientist from Cambridge defied sceptics everywhere

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Posted: Sep 27th, 2008
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Geldof launches ‘Bank Aid’ as markets plummet

‘These people are losing their bonuses, their stock, their options… Please, just give us the fucking money.’

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Posted: Sep 19th, 2008
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