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Students ‘ecstatic’ to be returning to parents’ homes

and booze is even cheaper than in the union barThe nation’s university students are said to be ‘overjoyed’ to have escaped the oppression and abject tedium of government-funded piss-ups and sexual exploration and returned home to the exciting, argument-free households of their parents for the festive season.

‘It’s not as if we don’t love our Uni friends,’ said Joe Mappin, a politics student at Edinburgh, ‘of course we do. But that doesn’t necessarily mean spending time with them is easy. It’s just too difficult to avoid drama when you put your whole friendship group in the same room. They’re at each other’s throats after the slightest comment, rehashing old arguments seemingly just out of boredom. What you want is family. They’re just up for a good, relaxed time.’

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Posted: Dec 17th, 2014
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World’s longest-married couple ‘only together for the sake of the kids’

Jack and Winnie Sandford got married in 1933 and have been together 77 years, longer than anyone else on earth, but according to 98-year-old Jack it is a living hell. ‘Every morning I wake up and wish I was dead. Or better still she was.’

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Posted: May 4th, 2012
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Worcester family becomes first ever to use new camping set a second time

The dramatic breakthrough contravenes the long-established Millets’ Law which holds that expensive camping gear bought with the best of intentions will only ever be used once.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2011
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Hounslow man sees trampoline gift for kids as sound investment

‘I just need to film two amusing accidents and get them shown on You’ve Been Framed, then it’s paid for itself.’

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Posted: Dec 31st, 2010
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Teenager goes ‘Out’ to do ‘Stuff’, reports claim

grunted through tea before setting offNigel Adamson, 15, left his parents’ house to go ‘out’ yesterday, leaving them with the impression that he would be back ‘later’ after he had done ‘stuff’ with ‘friends’.

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Posted: Nov 27th, 2010
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