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Patriots gather to commemorate Britain’s greatest queue

Commemorations are taking place in London today to mark the half centenary of what most historians agree to be Britain’s greatest queue. It is 50 years since thousands of patriots lined up outside Westminster Hall to view the body of some bloke who used to be the Prime Minister during World War Two.

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Posted: Jan 24th, 2015
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Plans for Thatcher statue slammed by UK’s existing statues

even pigeons refusing to land on itThe statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square declared:  ’Never in the field of human governance was so little done for so many by one mad old bat. This idea will get a big bronze V-sign from me.’

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Posted: Mar 7th, 2013
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Greece shocked to learn it is now owned by Germany

‘I was gob-smacked when I read the small print,’ admitted Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou, in hastily-learned German, now the official language of Greece. ‘It’s a blow, but I’m sure in a few years time the Americans will be over here to bail us all out properly.’

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Posted: Oct 1st, 2011
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Middle-finger length determines severity of V-sign gesture

‘Long-fingered people have traditionally performed best when flipping the bird.’

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Posted: Dec 6th, 2010
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