Humour & Jokes

Do you have a GSOH?

  • Yes

    Votes: 35 47.3%
  • Sometimes

    Votes: 13 17.6%
  • No

    Votes: 8 10.8%
  • What's a GSOH?

    Votes: 18 24.3%

  • Total voters
    74

Yithian

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Straight from a Yes, Minister script. This was a real block of polling questions in which only the figures for the final question reached most news reports:

Q1: “Are you aware that Nelson Mandela recently came out in support of London hosting the 2012 Olympic Games?” YES 60% NO 39%

Q2: “To what extent do you agree or disagree with Nelson Mandela’s view that because London is a diverse city, providing a home to hundreds of different nationalities, it would be the best place to hold the Olympic Games.” AGREE 72% DISAGREE 13%

Q3: “Would you support or oppose London being chosen as the host city for the 2012 Olympic Games?” SUPPORT 79% OPPOSE 13%

Headline: Almost 80% of Britons support London's bid to host the 2012 Olympics!
 

GNC

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Lots of comedians on at the Edinburgh Festival this year:
Edinburgh Festival comedy

But scroll down that page to Stewart Francis's poster and you may find something incongruous. And might take a little explaining to anyone under 35 or a non-Brit of any age.
 

Acheron101

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Driving to work on wednesday I was listening to the ever-so-civilised BBC Radio 3.

Imagine my shock when I heard the presenter Petroc Trelawny (great name) read out some correspondance from a listener, who said-
"It seems quite a while since we heard some shite on Radio 3".

I chortled.

But it turned out he hadn't given Radio 3 a potty-mouthed compliment he was just talking about this German chap-

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Scheidt
 

JamesWhitehead

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Bertram Minge-Sprinkle, Aloysius Vulva-Venerata, Polly Prepuce and Zoltan Kuntickle send their apologies,

Because I have just made them up. I would still like to hear their music! Anyone got a record? :oops:
 

cycleboy2

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So literally just the fact he was in Crackerjack? I was looking for something incongruous.
Ah, but that was Stu Francis in Crackerjack!, not Stewart - unless Wikipedia is wrong. They are two totally different people. Great PR work by somebody...
 

Peripart

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Ah, but that was Stu Francis in Crackerjack!, not Stewart - unless Wikipedia is wrong. They are two totally different people. Great PR work by somebody...
Since it was a poster for a comedian, I think we can be fairly sure that it was a joke, playing to Francis' core audience of middle-aged Brits.*



*Well, I found it funny, anyway.
 
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