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Any good ones from Ken Dodd?

I only remember his TV performances, which I have to admit I found rather weak and silly rather than funny. His live performances apparently went on for hours, and I guess may have had more edge to...

17 cinquecento 14.03.18 6:06am
riesler
'Dyslexic' jokes. - 2

There are occasional funny quips using the 'dyslexic person does something unexpected due to spelling error' device, but generally they come across as weak, and usually because the structure of the...

44 Benvoleo 13.03.18 9:29pm
Benvoleo
Wrong room 0 Al OPecia 13.03.18 8:26pm
Al OPecia
Douglas Adams Is Still Dead

Douglas Adams' original, wildly imaginative [i]Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy[/i] was utterly absurd but it was coherent. It had form, clarity and focus and was driven by its own internal logic....

4 Titus 13.03.18 12:01pm
cinquecento
Advice for Remainians / Dan Hannan Interview - 2

If you are a Remainian who is profoundly worried about Brexit and its consequences, and particularly if you are one who would like to see a second referendum, it is pretty obvious that, before any...

38 Titus 12.03.18 6:06pm
Sinnick
Have you been affected by the snow? Share your pain / experiences here... - 2

I'll kick off. Left Mid Wales for France on Friday afternoon, the A roads were a bit dodgy but safe enough, motorways clear and free from ice and snow and people were driving sensibly. Pleased with...

36 Dick Everyman 10.03.18 2:27pm
beau-jolly
Trump & N Korea

Deja vu all over again. Nice, noble, [i]good[/i] president John Kennedy took the USA into Vietnam. Nasty, criminal [i]bad[/i] president Richard Nixon took 'em out. And opened up dipolomatic...

4 Titus 09.03.18 3:16pm
Benvoleo
Poisoned Russians

In my daughter's words,"The local papers are jizzing themselves"., The local top cop announced that the case was being handed to the Met. His name tag said Temporary Chief Constable. I suspect the...

6 beau-jolly 09.03.18 2:26pm
riesler
I received an e-mailed apology

The email included: … I have been advised that my letter was delivered to you on plain paper and not our company stationary. At [i]*company name removed*[/i] we pride ourselves on our attention...

2 Midfield Diamond 09.03.18 12:24pm
Arthur
Reality funnier than satire?

Did you all see this? Primary school sorry for asking pupils to pull faces to ‘look Chinese’ for photo...

27 dominic_mcg 09.03.18 11:51am
Gerontius
If you ever need an example of the Peter Principle in action...

Look no further than Boris. I was shouting at him on the radio again this morning. He has surely reached peak incompetence. I would have thought that his hopes for The Big Job have probably gone now...

7 Scroat 08.03.18 12:14pm
beau-jolly
Which Jeremy?

Who's the bigger c**t, Clarkson or Kyle?...

11 sydalg 07.03.18 6:26am
Gerontius
More magical thinking from the Tories.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43279177 Let Councils build affordable homes for rent, and allow Thatcher to spin in her grave...

3 Al OPecia 05.03.18 10:48pm
Sinnick
February WOTM competion - 2

Week 1 and nickb is well in the lead, but with Gero, harrypalmer and YB on his tail. A clearer image of the leaderboard with links to the first week's published subs is on the...

30 throngsman 03.03.18 2:01pm
Iroquois Pliskin
Seasonal Salutation - 2

[i]Corbyn is red, Theresa is blue, We love Europeans, But not the EU[/i]...

34 Titus 02.03.18 11:02am
Crayon
Any relation?

[url=http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/08/13/00/433496A300000578-4785518-image-a-17_1502579173113.jpg]Stanley Green, protein man.[/url]...

12 sydalg 28.02.18 10:16pm
riesler
Wrong room. But....

What do you do about a problem like Ken Livingstone? Let him back into Labour, thereby recognising that he fits the Momentum Zeitgeist, or block him again when he's already said he'll sue, and have...

2 cinquecento 27.02.18 9:59am
cinquecento
NewsBiscuit Considers Introducing 'No Tipping' Rule

Flies, hats, or staff ...

4 Titus 26.02.18 5:49pm
Crayon
Why President Trump appears to be astonishingly stupid

I heard on Radio 4 that the USA has five million NRA members. I thought that was a small number considering the influence of the NRA, and I did a little bit of desk research. It turns out that on a...

7 Opinion Poll 25.02.18 10:56pm
Arthur
Dead Pool 2017 - 2

Time to start a new one, with all due thanks to The All New Jenni B whom I recall from earlier times as Jenni B. The old one is getting bloated (not you Jenni!) and should be archived. Here's my...

53 Iscariot 24.02.18 7:47pm
Not Amused
NewsBiscuit WotM Contender Makes Mug Appeal

'Should throngsman fail to discover the flaw in his calculations and the present (narrow) leader actually end up qualifying for mug, I have a special plea' said the un-named NewsBiscuit contributor....

5 Titus 23.02.18 8:09pm
Rejection Slip
What has Nigel Farage ever said that's racist?

After putting the below list up on another NB thread the other day, I was actually asked this question for real, and was pleased to have the examples to hand. I thought others might find the list...

6 Benvoleo 23.02.18 5:01pm
Crayon
Brilliant

http://www.breakingburgh.com/secret-service-save-millions-protecting-president-thoughts-prayers-instead/...

4 Al OPecia 22.02.18 2:31pm
riesler
I wish I'd thought of this

https://portside.org/2013-02-01/nra-defends-right-own-politicians...

4 Al OPecia 22.02.18 1:36pm
Midfield Diamond
Colonel Tim Collins

I may be getting a bit grumpy in my old age, but I couldn't believe press reports about comments by this "war hero" about BBC coverage of WW1. Apparently, instead of focusing on the scale of human...

8 Scroat 22.02.18 9:46am
Scroat
Interesting

http://uk.businessinsider.com/second-brexit-referendum-2018-2...

28 Al OPecia 22.02.18 5:25am
riesler
The Winter Olympics is utterly tedious

..and should be replaced, perhaps with an Autumn Olympics. The only redeeming feature has been the N Korean robot cheerleader contingent, who are like some bizarre contemporary art installation...

19 cinquecento 21.02.18 11:07am
Midfield Diamond
www.craftofcomedy.com

Extra! Extra! read all about it Newsbiscuiteers..Craft of Comedy UK 2018., North Wales best kept secret, its out the bag now, Llandudno’s answer to, Edinburgh Festival in its 6th year now..and...

1 ron cawleyoni 17.02.18 4:56pm
chrisf
A Refreshing Dialogue

A young female clown was being interviewed on BBC Radio Four recently. Completely-up-his-own-arse interviewer: "[i]And do you find that, in order to be a successful clown, you meed to be in touch...

1 Titus 16.02.18 5:45pm
Arthur
Boris Nails It

by saying that Brexit was a break from EU politicians’ plan to 'create an overarching European state'. The furious denials and back-pedalling from EU leaders, saying he is 'talking nonsense', are...

26 Titus 16.02.18 8:15am
throngsman