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UK Armed Forces poised to take control if Murray fails to win Wimbledon

As the nation gathers around their TV sets to cheer on Andrew Murray, we are aware of counter movements that want him to fail and a small minority who inexplicably, couldn’t care less.

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Posted: Jul 6th, 2013
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Egyptian rioters demand UK style by-elections for pointless protest vote

No MorsiDemonstrators in Tahrir Square have issued an ultimatum to the governing Muslim Brotherhood Party: ‘Give the people of Egypt a mid-term by election or maybe some boring council elections, otherwise we will unseat your government.’

One year on from General Elections, they say that the people of Egypt have taken to the streets because they are desperate to ‘let off steam by voting for some stupid unelectable berk or other’.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2013
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Egyptian hieroglyphs ‘were early examples of Facebook status updates’

far more poking going on than was strictly necessary‘If a pharaoh wanted to let his friends know how he was, he’d just instant message them by carving a status update like ‘wavy line, owl, big eye, smiley face’ onto his wall.’

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2011
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BBC correspondents hoping Middle East protests spread to ‘tropical country with nice beaches’

Senior BBC journalists have appealed to the BBC to stop sending them to ‘ghastly countries like Yemen and Libya’ and help foment a bit of civil unrest somewhere nicer, like Jamaica or the Maldives instead.

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Posted: Mar 7th, 2011
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Mubarak accepts new job as Middle East Peace Envoy

'Just watch the fugger go' says Blair‘I will do whatever I can to help any fledgling democracy by facilitating an orderly transition to dictatorship.’

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Posted: Feb 13th, 2011
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