Seal Jokes

Someone told me a joke this week about a seal, so it seemed as good a topic as any, so here are some seal jokes. As normal, they come with no guarantee of funniness or originality. The joke that I was actually told was too visual to explain here, so here are a few more instead… […]

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Fence Jokes

The topic for this week’s one liners is fence jokes, for no particular reason. As normal, they don’t come with any guarantee of funniness or originality… And if you are curious about the photo for this post, it’s my dog Berta looking through a fence at Hardwick Hall. Have a look here if you are […]

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Moira Canal Festival 2015

Moira Canal Festival 2015

Last weekend saw the Moira Canal Festival 2015, on the Leicestershire / Derbyshire border, at Moira Furness.  I have been going along for the last few years, and have written about the 2013 and 2014 shows, which were, like their predecessors, great fun.  This year saw the return of some favourites, including Morris Dancing – […]

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Superhero Jokes

Spiderman Scarecrow

I was in a conversation this week about a superhero fancy dress party, which ended up in a few related jokes, which seemed like as good a topic as any for this week’s puns and one liners, so here are some superhero jokes. However, this collection does not include super powers like excessive humour or […]

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Snibston Discovery Museum

Snibston Discovery museum

As the name may suggest, the Leicestershire town of Coalville has an industrial past that includes mining, and one of the former pits in the area now forms the centre of Snibston Discovery Museum and park.  Visitors can learn about how technical innovation has changed the lives of people over the last five centuries, and […]

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Chess Jokes

St George at Kenilworth Castle

This week’s one liners and puns come in the form of chess jokes.  Hopefully they will not require you to think too much, although they equally will not require you to laugh or think of them as being originality.   I had dinner once with Garry Kasporov in a restaurant with checked tablecloths.. It took […]

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