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Disappointment for statisticians as monkeys produce Hollyoaks script

The mathematical community has been left underwhelmed as the result of the monkeys’ massed labours was finally revealed to be a mid-week installment of Hollyoaks as opposed to the expected Complete Works of Shakespeare.

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Posted: Nov 10th, 2009
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Internet users on red alert for literate phisher

award of 'crystal mark' for spam clarity could happen anytime soonPhisher is believed to have a GCSE qualification and have access to a dictionary

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Posted: Sep 6th, 2009
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Pre-school children ‘woefully ignorant of trigonometry’

Pre-school teachers are in the firing line after research has shown that no less than a quarter of a million children are leaving nursery school each year with a substandard level of education.

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Posted: Aug 5th, 2009
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Roomful of monkeys accused of plagiarism

A long-anticipated new literary work was slammed as ‘creatively derivative and uninspiring’ by critics this week after publishers released the debut collection from 28 monkeys locked in a room with typewriters. ‘They’ve just copied Shakespeare word for word!’ complained Times critic Justin Keelar, ‘Is it ironic? A statement? I don’t get it’.

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Posted: Mar 28th, 2009
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