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Not Up To Dick: 100 Wonderful Victorian Slang Words You Should Be Using

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WANT top speak like a Victorian? James Redding Ware, the pen name of writer Andrew Forrester, documented slang English terms of that perverted period in British history in his book Passing English of the Victorian era, a dictionary of heterodox

Posted: 12th, November 2013 | In: Books, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rod Stewart And The Faces Rock The Marquee Club In 1970

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ROD Stewart and the rest of The Faces played London’s Marquee Club in December of 1970. Ron Wood, Kenny Jones, Ronnie Lane, Ian McLagen never looked better than in this video

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Posted: 11th, November 2013 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nazi Uniforms: Sid Vicious, Peter Rabbit, Prince Harry And Other People Who Still Wear Them

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PAUL Dutton, 48, was ejected from his local branch of Asda in Cambridge, after a fellow shopper complained about his attire a classic formal black suit of the type produced by Hugo Boss in the 1940s.

Unfortunately this suit

Posted: 11th, November 2013 | In: Books, Flashback, Key Posts, Music, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Where’s Wallaby: Caring Animal Experts Kill The Highgate Bouncer

THE Wallaby spotted hopping around Highgate Cemetery is dead.

The experts caught the marsupial some say he’s the reincarnation of Karl

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Posted: 10th, November 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 11 Best Football Red Cards

PEOPLE say that a red card can spoil a decent game of football. Nonsense. It adds a layer of wonderful jeopardy into proceedings and, more to the point, sometimes they’re really very funny.

There have been some mystifying red cards

Posted: 8th, November 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Save Your Child From A House Fire In Missouri And Get A Tasin’ And A Jailin’

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IN case you’re wondering: apparently it is illegal in Missouri to save a toddler from a burning house, and cops will taser you, cuff you and haul you off to jail if you try.

Ryan Miller discovered this early on

Posted: 8th, November 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Official President Assad Instagram Caption Contest

PRESIDENT Assad of Syria is a cool guy.  His wife is a fragrant  “rose in the desert “. On Assad’s Instagram account, we get this photo below of the man, the woman and the child

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Posted: 5th, November 2013 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Charlotte ‘Lottie’ Collyer And Daughter Marjorie Recall How They Survived The Titanic Sinking

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TITANIC survivors Charlotte ‘Lottie’ Collyer and daughter Marjorie It was on a Wednesday we took the train to Southampton. Some of our friends were at the station to see us go, and some of them saw us off on the

Posted: 3rd, November 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


TV Stripper Tells Of Magical Nights In Ashley Cole’s Chelsea-Themed Vomitorium

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IT turns out that the way to seduce Ashley Cole is not offer him a deal for a lucrative marriage nor  write ‘puke here on your face but to compliment his feet.

Roxanne Jeffers says she pulled the Chelsea

Posted: 3rd, November 2013 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The World’s Worst Likenesses Of Celebrities And Persons Of Note

WE name the mystery men.

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The campaign to put Jane Austen on English banknotes appears to have achieved a somewhat hollow victory, if responses to the proposed portrait are anything to go by.

Austen biographer Dr Paula Byrne describes the

Posted: 2nd, November 2013 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How The Sun And News of The World Reported The Rebekah Brooks And Andy Coulson Affair Story

SO. How has the Sun reported the news that former News of the World editor was shagging former Sun  and News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks when they worked together, as is alleged? Well, it leads with news of

Posted: 31st, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch David Bowie’s Cracked Actor: The Queasy Lure Of Fame

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IN 1974, David Bowie was at a low ebb. The 1975 BBC film  Cracked Actor  recorded the singer on his 1974 Diamond Dogs Tour. The then 27-year-old Alan Yentob’s Omnibus

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Posted: 30th, October 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Footballers Forever Associated With Certain Items Of Food

FOOTBALLERS Forever Associated With Certain Items Of Food

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“Mark Bosnich was a terrible professional,” claims Sir Alex Ferguson in his autobiography, which was launched in a small room above a Salford pub last week, to mass indifference.

“We played down

Posted: 30th, October 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Sports | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hell House: Evangelical Christians Scare Children Into Following Jesus

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HELL Houses will scare you kids into following the ways of Chris. They can also make you straight.

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Posted: 28th, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, News, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: The Private Detectives’ Secret E-Fits

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MADELEINE McCann: Anorak’s at-a-glance look at the story in the news.

Image above: Undated image issued by the Metropolitan Police, as part of the investigations into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann in 2007, the original sketch (left) that a person

Posted: 27th, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Pepper Spray Cop University of California Welcomes TSA Groper Janet Napolitano To Molest Students

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WHAT’S the monetary value of suffering? In California, they calculate it like this: the suffering you experience when a bored yet out-of-control cop pepper-sprays your face at point-blank range is worth eight thousand dollars less than the suffering said poor

Posted: 25th, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Maria Is A Roma: How The Media Stoked Fears Of Gypsy Abductors Nicking Blond Children

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MARIA, the gypsy girl found living on a Greek Roma camp, was not abducted. Sasha Ruseva, 38, and Atlan Rusev, 37, are her parents. Sasha is a Roma gypsy. The police have arrested her and Atlan, just as they arrested

Posted: 24th, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mic Wright’s Remotely Furious: David Frost Is Dead And Peter Cook Won’t Save Leigh Francis From Drowning

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“PETER never had any regrets in his life…the only regret he regularly voiced was that, at the house we all

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Posted: 23rd, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Unleashing Police Gunmen On Students: America’s Hot New Educational Fad

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IF you missed last week’s “mad gunman terrorizes American schoolchildren” news story, this time out of North Carolina, don’t feel bad; these days they’re common enough that it’s not reasonable to expect any one person can keep up with them

Posted: 21st, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ghost Goals: The Most Unforgettable Football Goals That Weren’t

WHEN Bayer Leverkusen’s Stefan Kiessling header smashed into the Hoffenheim net during their recent Bundesliga match, referee Felix Brych had no hesitation in whistling for a goal. Players questioned the decision, but he brooked no disagreement.

Nothing unusual about that,

Posted: 21st, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Great Car Ads: 1997 Jeep Cherokee For Anyone With BALLS OF STEEL

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GREAT Car Ads presents the 1997 Jeep Cherokee $1750 (Enid, OK )1997 Jeep Cherokee (XJ):

220K Miles
4.0 L in-line 6
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AUTOMATIC Transmission
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Posted: 20th, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 20 indignities at English football grounds (featuring Arsenal, Aston Villa, Celtic, Charlton, Fulham, Newcastle, QPR, Spurs and Wolves)

FOOTBALL fans and all decent people everywhere will have been cheered to hear that Fulham Football Club has finally got round to taking down the statue of Michael Jackson that has besmirched Craven Cottage for the past few years. Former

Posted: 14th, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0