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George Osborne to introduce Swearing Tax

critics calling for Osborne to stick it up his 25p‘The British people have a proud tradition of both charitable giving and moaning, so let’s combine these interests’

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Posted: Jan 24th, 2014
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European Court upholds ‘right to bitch about politicians’

In a victory for the UK, the European Court has upheld the right of British citizens to bitch endlessly about politicians from all parties.

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Posted: Apr 23rd, 2013
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Massive sinkhole appears under No.11 Downing Street

‘Even as he disappeared from view Mr Osborne insisted he could dig his way out and that he was heading in the right direction.’

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2013
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Unemployment amongst toy-making elves reaches 11 month low

‘There was a huge and sudden drop in the demand for skilled toy-makers just after Christmas in 2011, which nobody saw coming. This hit one minority group particularly hard, namely elves. Some re-trained as jockeys but for many it has been a difficult year,’ said Mr Osborne.

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Posted: Nov 15th, 2012
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Chancellor ‘may not win Nobel prize for economics’, suggest rumours

Osborne was thought to be in line for the prize – to be announced on 15 October – in recognition of his groundbreaking ‘pasty tax’ contribution to economics.

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Posted: Oct 9th, 2012
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