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Tech support companies slam school-leavers’ lack of sarcasm skills

IT support call centres and high-street computer and telephone retailers today called on the government to radically improve the smirking, sneering, eye-rolling and ironic intonation abilities of Britain’s young people.

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Posted: Jul 4th, 2011
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Boy Scouts increasingly likely to have first sexual experience with a girl

With more girls than boys joining the Scouts in the last year, the Scout Association says that the odds of a boy being interfered with by a member of the opposite sex rather than a middle-aged scoutmaster are improving significantly.

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Posted: Apr 15th, 2011
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Literary historian discovers Lewis Carroll sequel, ‘Alice in Sunderland’

‘Alice in Sunderland is very much like the original novels,’ said Professor Terry Eagleton. ‘It might be grittier and racier, but it contains the same trademark cast of unbelievable characters performing inexplicably bizarre pastimes.’

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Posted: Apr 10th, 2011
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Warring parents fail to agree terms for sex-in-the-house talk with teenage son

Mr and Mrs Davis agreed to handle it like adults, and that it was ‘better him doing it here where he’s safe, rather than behind the community centre up against some bins’.

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Posted: Apr 5th, 2011
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ASBOs to be replaced by town square naughty steps

"all about mutual respect 'n' shit" confirms Home SecretaryAntisocial Behaviour Orders are to be replaced by more progressive discipline strategies such as stopping pocket money, confiscating favourite toys and banishing yobs to the naughty step.

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Posted: Feb 7th, 2011
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