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Political Shitspeak 14 Crayon 8 hours

I'm working on a piece about a politician who exceeds their weekly cliche target by making a statement that is just one long and completely vacuous sentence. Obviously, for the piece to work well,...

HIGNFY - come on, own up 6 riesler 11 hours

Just watched last week's on iPlayer. When Sue Perkins held that gun to her head, who shouted at the screen "Go on, do it!". We all did...

Longer sentences for internet trolls 2 gillie 14 hours
Has Writer of the Month award died? 11 Lens Cap 19 hours

I remember when the Writer of the Month award added a little bit of fun to proceedings and gave people the additional motivation to write. It was the pinnacle of writing for Newsbiscuit. You worked...

Longer sentences for internet trolls 1 gillie 21 hours

Internet trolls will now have to do longer sentences. In addition, they will be banned from using commas and semi-colons. Their sentences will now have to be as long as a paragraph...

NewsBiscuit Assortment Calendar 20 Crayon 1 day

NewsBiscuit Assortment Calendar Photographs of biscuits tastefully arranged in an appropriate environment alongside a beverage and accompanying newspaper, periodical, TV news channel, programme or...

USA Credit Crunch 2 gillie 1 day

America's Credit rating on the World market has plummeted after President Obama's credit card was rejected. A Whitehouse spokesman was quick to point out that although the card failed it was made of...

John Finnemore 1 Titus 2 days

Recently enjoyed the start of his new series on Radio Four. The world he creates in his lunatic imagination often seems more credible than the real one - bit like this place. He'd fit right in...

Headlines 6 deceangli 2 days

A few of mine have been edited out of existence, and I notice that today's lovely piece about Freudian slips lost the line about 'being kicked to death by toffs', which I felt was strong. I'm always...

I see the tickers have got stuck again (sigh). 13 Titus 2 days

Presumably Our Noble Masters have - again - forgotten to appoint anyone to update them. C'mon, O Masters - please?...

Genuine news that an American was locked inside a branch of 'Waterstones' 0 gillie 2 days

It is amazing what retailers have to do now to promote sales. The gentleman held hostage refused to comment on what books he had read but it is thought that they were in the 'Legal Advice' section.,...

Could 'So-Called' be used elsewhere? 15 ianslat 2 days

So IS / ISIS / ISIL are now being called 'So-Called Islamic State' by the Beeb. It's an approach that could be applied in other areas as well. I've thought of a few examples, but I'm sure there are...

Andy Murray Crowns Himself New Head of SNP 1 jb1 3 days

Still riding high off the aftermath of his #indyref tweet, Andy Murray has voted himself in as the new SNP leader, despite having left Scotland nearly a decade ago. With the old leader Alex Salmond...

What's the latest on the Dead Pool? - 23222324 706 The All New Jeni B 3 days

Surely someone's got Prince Philip as a dead cert?...

Given that most politicians would tongue a tramp's ring for a scent of power 6 Ironduke 3 days

What's the odds on a Liberal in a Tory winnable area defecting prior to the election? 'I had some power, and I liked it' as Katy Perry might say Danny Alexander? Brian Laws?...

Oops 3 Al OPecia 3 days
Edinburgh Postal Misery 0 gillie 3 days

It has been reported by Lothian and Borders Council that residents living in the Edinburgh district with the postcode of EH8OLA are less than enthusiastic about residing there. The only people seen...

What are the odds? 18 throngsman 4 days

The Chief Medical Officer has stated that it is likely that a handful of Ebola patients will reach the UK. Really? Consider the options for someone who feels they may have been infected in Africa. ...

A Teenage Opera 2 Iscariot 5 days

Keith West had a top ten single in 1967 with "Excerpt from A Teenage Opera" aka Grocer Jack. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENblHOxi1c4. The opera was never written. I think we should do so. We will...

Train Timetable 0 gillie 5 days

The next train to depart platform 4 will be the quarter to six train to London. For the benefit of English passengers, the next train to depart platform 4 will be the 'The Jacobite Rebellion Express'...

TrueBiscuit: You're having a laugh 2 Sinnick 6 days

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29551380...

You know the boss is upset when ... 6 Midfield Diamond 6 days

he walks into the office with a pair of scissors, picks up your keyboard, cuts the wire, dumps the keyboard in a bin and shouts at you, "That'll stop you writing shit e-mails." Absolutely true, a...

Banksy graffiti ‘vandalised’ with more graffiti - WHAT? 6 Iroquois Pliskin 6 days

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-29594273...

Writers' challenge 17 bonjonelson 6 days

We haven't had one of these for a while, a challenge to get a particular phrase or word into a submission. So I'm starting it off with this one: Any anagram of the name 'Newsbiscuit' Or, if you...

Did anyone spot a flounce earlier on? 21 throngsman 6 days

Major flounce post 'disappeared', read all about it. Oh, we can't, it was disappeared...

Boost For Chat Room Independence Party As Poster Defects From Writers' Room 0 Titus 1 week
Reserved until I can think of something witty 0 throngsman 1 week

You may as well move along, could be a while...

Missing Persons 13 Titus 1 week

(1) Kim Jong-Un, (2) Kevin the Swan, (3) others, various. (Feel free to add names) Where are they? What has happened to them? Have they been abducted by aliens? I think we have a right to know...

radio experience 0 Robert Koch 1 week

Woke up this sunday morning with radio 4 still on and the religious programme with edward stourton had two people bickering about gays. as soon as physically possible i retuned to the world service...

I miss fernandomando - 23 69 fernandomando 1 week

I think that he has been busy cycling too much. I hope that this is one of the funnier 'just giving' pages http://www.justgiving.com/Michael-Stradling...