Pat in London works for a large office, where, unfortunately for the many java addicts on staff, the coffeemaker has a habit of breaking down. Also, Pat says, “It’s an advertising agency, so there are lots of grammar pedants.” The result?
Entries Tagged as 'U.K.'
May 5th, 2012 · 30 Comments
May 2nd, 2012 · 104 Comments
Ashley in Sheffield received this lovely belated birthday card from a neighbo(u)r.
(Nicely done, Laura.)
March 13th, 2012 · 49 Comments
Dave in London returned home one day to find all of his clothes missing. Apparently, this was his roommate’s rationale.
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February 26th, 2012 · 53 Comments
When it comes to this particular student share house, “It seems that the pure, unadulterated essence of corporate greed is found in forgetting to turn of the tap,” our submitter writes. “Clearly, society is a snarky bitch.”
P.S. Corporate Muppet, you say?
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February 6th, 2012 · 29 Comments
November 18th, 2011 · 94 Comments
Ah, first world problems.
(Spotted by Kim in Manchester, U.K.)
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November 12th, 2011 · 88 Comments
James in the U.K. recently came home from football practice to discover that, in his absence, his mother had gotten a peek at his Internet browser history (“full of…well, I’m 15, I’m sure you can guess.”) As cool as his mum was about the whole thing, says James, “I still don’t know if I’ll be able to look her in the face for a while.”
“Happy viewing”? Nicely played, Mum.
November 6th, 2011 · 71 Comments
The missing last line of this story: “Unfortunately, it just made people slam the door more loudly out of spite.”
(Upon publication, this story was roundly slammed by reviewers.)
November 3rd, 2011 · 80 Comments
Would you care to furnish the last line of this haiku?
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October 29th, 2011 · 123 Comments
Halloween: smashing children’s dreams, one pumpkin at a time. (Sigh)
(Spotted by Toby in the U.K.)