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Ipswich man fears that whole news cycle is a satire

you couldn't make it upAfter spending many years reading satirical news articles online in between looking up real news stories online, Joseph Capgrass, 38, of Ipswich has confessed that he has lost the ability to tell the difference between real and parody news coverage. It has left his world in tatters.

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Posted: Sep 22nd, 2014
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Police still ‘institutionally sarcastic’ claims senior Met officer

policeBrendan Foley, Assistant Commissioner for Service Monitoring at the Metropolian Police today launched a strong attack on what he called the continued culture of ‘withering sarcasm and arch condescension’ amongst officers in the Force.

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Posted: May 21st, 2014
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Last non-ironic greeting card withdrawn from sale

The card, reading simply 'Happy Birthday Grandma', has been withdrawn from sale following complaints at its 'bland and inoffensive' nature. Its replacement, reading 'Screw you Grandma - you smell of piss' will be in shops from next week.

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Posted: May 28th, 2013
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We want the ‘old you’ back – An open letter to Britain

‘Where’s your sense of self-loathing, Britain? Sure, you have produced great music and great television, but your trains are still late and overpriced, your roads are congested and your public transport is shit.’

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2012
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Buyers of Che Guevara T-shirts to undergo basic education in irony

‘Focusing on basic history and the concept of irony, the course will address the key thinking deficits that inspired this inexplicable purchase.’

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Posted: Aug 7th, 2011
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