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Brewery Labour couldn’t organise a piss-up in to be reorganised.

A huge brewery venue in London that is set to hold an enormous piss-up for the Labour party is to be reorganised, so that fewer supporters are invited in future.

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Posted: Aug 20th, 2015
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Japan apologises for Sony Walkman

It was a ruthless and world-changing bid created by a dominant force of Japanese scientists, who would stop at nothing to allow people to jig silently about to Sheena Easton or even the Nolan Sisters in the supermarket checkout queue. Now, 36 years after its invention, there has been an official apology from Japan for the Sony Walkman.

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Posted: Aug 18th, 2015
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Guardian urges readers to vote for first LGBT 007

‘A James Bond for the 21st century has to reflect the new century’s gender diversity as part of its core values, which is why we urge readers to vote for Grayson Perry as the new 007.’

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Posted: Aug 15th, 2015
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Tautology sufferers re-launch new appeal again

People suffering from TS – Tautology Syndrome – have launched yet another charitable appeal to raise funds. Tautology – the use of redundant repetition again and again – affects a quarter of the population in some way, as well as 25% of people living here.

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Posted: Aug 14th, 2015
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After success of The Place to Eat, John Lewis rebrands loos ‘The Place to Shit’

‘Our café is the place to eat. Our retail space is the place to shop. Our car park is the place to park. So it makes sense that our lavatories earn the title ‘The Place to Shit’ explained John Lewis marketing strategist Gemma Smythe.

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2015
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