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Never mind the Dominator - try the Generator!

Try these generators to liven up your day…

Daily Mail Headline Generator

Are migrants ruining the identity of the Queen?

Shakespearean Insults Generator

Thou curmudgeonly apple-worm! 16 more words

Black Humour

From Russia with love

Summer: most people are fainting under white and blue umbrellas on the beach, worshipping the sun and all the frivolity that comes with it.

Paris: Dali’s melting clock. 98 more words

Your Headline Competition

My local radio station, BBC Radio Tees, runs a headline competition on its breakfast show.

Here’s the story.

Here’s my headline.

“HARDENED CRIMINALS

FACE STIFF PENALTIES”

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Ex-pat Life

The Fifth Commandment: Part 2

Even though I’m not Catholic, I had been feeling a bit of guilt.  I decide to phone my Mum, hoping for some sensible, intelligent, conversation that doesn’t revolve around: 459 more words

Ex-pat Life

The importance of humour in writing

Next to a plot or central purpose, humour is possibly the next most important ingredient of writing. Perhaps humour would not be welcomed in a textbook on physics or a philosophical discourse, but certainly for fiction, travel books, memoirs, and the like it can be a valuable way of injecting some character and light relief. 378 more words

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Untranslatable Expressions

Every language has untranslatable words and expressions.

Today’s untranslatable expression is:

“Back-seat driver”

I’m not sure if it’s a British expression.  (Americans, do you use the same expression?)

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Ex-pat Life

Today's Earworm

It’s been for me a pressured week or two for me.

  • Office politics
  • Tour de France preparations for church
  • Dealing with “admin-intense” members of congregation…
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Ex-pat Life