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Talking of throwing a sickie...

I agreed to join some inn-mates on a fishing trip this Sunday. I have never fished and tend to throw my voice on the IoW ferry. Now I understand that in the 8 hours the little boat may well chug 5...

19 beau-jolly 31.05.12 1:14pm
Ironduke
Boudicca Scherazade pawns her love bangle!

Quality reporting from the DT http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/9298553/Pawning-my-Aston-Martin-was-the-best-option.html...

5 riesler 31.05.12 11:20am
Not Amused
"From The Archives..."

The story about Hitler and the 1936 Olympics made me think that it might be quite a good idea for NB to have a "From The Archives" side-box on the front page which doesn't just link to an actual old...

6 Textbook 30.05.12 11:50am
thisisall1word
We are not worthy...

FP of the year to date IMHO. Debately even better than the Chery Cole hand job one would have been, had it been chosen. Nice one Skylarking...

0 Oxbridge 30.05.12 8:16am
Oxbridge
Christine Lagarde pays no tax.

Would it even be possible to out-satirise this?...

3 Thor 29.05.12 6:52pm
shitsu_tonka
udder job?

This is mad: [url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/agriculture/farming/9293216/Farmers-pumping-cows-udders-full-of-gas-and-gluing-them-up-to-win-prizes.html]cow boob jobs[/url] If you think that's...

5 29.05.12 4:48pm
Perks
"Bluefin tuna record Fukushima radioactivity" BBC news

was I the only one to read this as a remarkable feat of fish training?...

0 cinquecento 29.05.12 1:03pm
cinquecento
Just seen that bloke shouting at Blair on the news

Apparently he 'breached security', but to me it looked like he appeared from behind a curtain. Is this what we call security these days. Hope they've got some decent curtains in place for the...

16 ianslat 29.05.12 11:22am
beau-jolly
Hosepipe ban Q&A: What if I filled my pool with the blood of Thames Water execs?

Would that contravene the ban?...

3 ronseal 29.05.12 9:07am
Al OPecia
Ed, slight credit anomoly

I was out drinking like an idiot all weekend, but I still vaguely recall writing the Robot PCSO sub. But it says it was by Paper Ostrich. Is that a clerical error, or should I seek medical...

2 29.05.12 8:39am
newsbiscuit editorial team
damn wrong room, deleted 0 cinquecento 28.05.12 1:46pm
cinquecento
Leveson fans might want to throw a sickie on Monday

Blair is blessing the inquiry with his presence. I always find myself transfixed by the amount of make-up he wears whenever he pops up on anything. Lots of big names next week: Gove, May, Clarke and...

4 shitsu_tonka 28.05.12 11:34am
shitsu_tonka
Gazza

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/9291768/Paul-Gascoigne-admits-to-having-Botox.html Very hard to improve on!...

3 Yikes 27.05.12 10:25pm
dvo4fun
This is wrong in so many ways

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSTSqVHWR6nGHORj-RQGOOmfy8TrJm4gAZBN77Cwt32nxkVYW-M...

11 Sinnick 27.05.12 9:50pm
Mr Target
Dexys fans

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01hl29f/FollowUp_Albums_Dexys_Midnight_Runners_Dont_Stand_Me_Down/...

2 button 27.05.12 9:29pm
button
Will Smith's casual racism

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18187422 I'd have told him to go f**k himself...

2 JohnA 26.05.12 2:07pm
JohnA
Durex and Anusol...

Noticed in my local branch of Waitrose last week that in the medicines and wotnots section, the Durex were stacked next to the Anusol. I wondered whether there was some really weird OCD person who...

8 Scroat 26.05.12 12:11pm
beau-jolly
Overheard on Chelsea Flower Show programme.

Alan Titchmarsh 'This bonsai tree is 40 years old, it took several burly men to lug it through the crowd' Er.. So it's a giant bonsai tree.. so it's A TREE !...

0 MADJEZ 25.05.12 7:44pm
MADJEZ
Man in a suitcase.

[url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18177069]http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18177069[/url] Knowing, as we think we might, that there are some chaps out there who enjoy a bit of extreme onanism; names...

8 wallster 25.05.12 5:58am
wallster
Has this been done?

Seeing Cheryl Cole kissing a man in a wheelchair on TV this morning set my warped mind off on one and I rapidly came up with the idea of a story about her (or any other attractive female celeb for...

11 Oxbridge 24.05.12 11:31am
wallster
Poking the loonies with sticks

[url=http://www.all-things-zany.com/funnylinks.html]How many can you stand?[/url] It's a beautiful day so the High Street is dead. I'm going to waste some time seeing if I can find an even bigger...

14 beau-jolly 24.05.12 9:18am
Thor
Caption Competiion Time

As ever, untold fortunes for the best https://p.twimg.com/AtVYzk7CEAARX_5.jpg...

18 thisisall1word 23.05.12 12:15pm
Vertically Challenged Giant
Chronic pain under-treated - NICE

The BBC main news page is showing the above text as a link to:, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18166176 I can't help hearing in the style of the Fast Show jazz man ....

1 Not Amused 23.05.12 11:52am
beau-jolly
Opening lines

Whilst on me hol's I borrowed [actually I brought it home with me] a copy of 'Encore Provence' by Peter Mayle, from the holiday location library. I would like to propose the opening paragraph: "I...

25 dvo4fun 23.05.12 8:11am
Sinnick
The lovely Rebekeh...

Why has no-one dubbed this Gingergate? Is the G-word getting a little non-PC???...

17 Scroat 22.05.12 11:49pm
bonjonelson
Spam Suggestion

One forum I'm a member of has the policy that your first three posts only go public once they've been approved by a mod and it is made clear that that will happen whenever the mod can be arsed and...

22 shitsu_tonka 22.05.12 2:31pm
beau-jolly
My favourite review from a brilliant site

http://www.uhpinions.com/hair-removal-gel-creme-3/ Just genius...

2 JohnA 21.05.12 12:36pm
Vertically Challenged Giant
Wonderful archive story today.

Original and surreal. And that's all I have to say on the matter...

7 wallster 21.05.12 12:29pm
Vertically Challenged Giant
At last a sense of proportion.....

An essay setting out Jeremy Hunt's likely explanation to the Leveson Inquiry has been banned by Michael Gove as 'not a suitable subject for sixth formers'., It has been pointed out to Mr Gove that...

0 quackadoom 21.05.12 11:35am
quackadoom
JoF Watch: Question Time tonight!

Just sayin'. On BBC1, in glorious HD, equipment permitting. 10.30pm...

11 18.05.12 5:03pm
saltire