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Bus-stop conversation turns awkward as fellow passenger may be a bit racist

'Why couldn't he just chat about the weather?'Twenty-four year old Ben Donovan found himself feeling increasingly trapped and anxious last Wednesday evening as an initially friendly chat with seventy-eight year-old pensioner Fred Greggs at a Bethnal Green bus stop continually teetered on the edge of small talk and explicit racism. ‘This sweet old man said to me how the bus was late again, and I said something about London Transport these days’, explained the trainee solicitor, ‘He then said how the drivers are all a bit laidback, if I knew what he meant, and started whistling what I think was a calypso while miming smoking what I suspect wasn’t just an unfiltered Woodbine.’

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Posted: Oct 23rd, 2009
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Government to merge roles of drug csar and dance csar

The latest round of government spending cuts has seen former Strictly Come Dancing judge Arlene Phillips combine the roles of dance csar and drugs csar, spearheading a confusing new anti-dance pro-drugs campaign, ‘Just Say Paso Doble’.

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Posted: Oct 20th, 2009
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Paternity test fear for office worker

Productivity analyst James Markell, 24, has revealed how he could face dozens of paternity lawsuits following a rise in pregnancies among female colleagues that he has fantasised about having sex with.

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Posted: Oct 8th, 2009
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