Zombietarianism?

Gary Johnson is the US Libertarian Party nominee for the 2012 election. As this video demonstrates, he is dedicated to fighting “zombiecrats” and “zombiecans”. Its nice to see that US libertarians have a sense of humour! Enjoy!

Research on beer and women

Yesterday, scientists for the FDA suggested that men should take a look at their beer consumption, considering the results of a recent analysis that revealed the presence of female hormones in beer. The theory is that drinking beer makes men turn into women. To test the finding, 100 men were fed 6 pints of beer […]

La Grenouille Est Sans Le Sou

The French economy is bust but Nicolas Sarkozy must still try to pretend that his position in Europe is a leading one, not least to impress Angela Merkel in the hope that she will bail him out before the next French elections. It is obviously most important that he does not lose face and can maintain […]

Respect The Elderly

A teacher gave her class of 11 year olds an assignment: To get their parent to tell them a story with a moral at the end of it. The next day the kids came back and one by one began to tell their stories. Ashley said, “My father’s a farmer and we have a lot […]

Euro Bailout Mechanics

It is a slow day in a little Greek village. The streets are deserted. Times are tough. Everybody is in debt, and everybody lives on credit. A rich German tourist drives into the village and stops at the local hotel. He puts a €100 note on the desk, telling the hotel owner he wants to […]

Alerts To Threats in 2011 Europe

The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Libya and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940 when tea supplies […]

UK Ecomomic Stimulus Payment

Sometime this year, we taxpayers will again receive another ‘Economic stimulus’ payment. This is indeed a very exciting program which can be easily explained in a Q & A format: Q. What is an ‘Economic Stimulus’ payment?  A. It is money that the government will send to taxpayers. Q.. Where will the government get this […]

Ein Volk, Ein Reich …

The European Commission have just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the EU rather than German which was the other possibility. As part of the negotiations, Her Majesty’s government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a five year phase-in plan that would be known […]

Historical Facts

If you think life used to be better then think again. Many everyday phrases tell us about the reality of life in the sixteenth century … The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn’t just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are […]

Why DID the Chicken Cross the Road?

This age old question must have been asked down the years. But exactly how might some historical worthies have put it … Plato: For the greater good. Karl Marx:  It was a historical inevitability. Machiavelli:  So that its subjects will view it with admiration, as a chicken which has the daring and courage to boldly […]