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The Monkey, the Croc and the T-Rex

November 1st, 2011 · 5 Comments · Allegory or Fairy Tale, American Humor, Anthropomorphic, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Cute, Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Funny Absurd, Funny Animal, Funny Banter, Funny Business, Funny Character Study, Funny Crystal Ball, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Friends, Funny Headline, Funny Horror, Funny Parable, Funny Rant, Funny Technology, Lifestyle, Not As It Seems, Oddball, Offbeat, Parable, Puns, Sardonic, Satire, Science Fiction, Screwball, Slice of Life, Surprise Twists, Whimsy, Witty, Zany

“Dinosaur Spots Comet in Sky.” “That’s the headline I’m going with,” said Dilly the crocodile to Tony the T-Rex, as they faced each other across the entranceway to the latter’s luxurious cave. It was the most modern of eras in an alternative universe containing the 88th iteration of “standard” earth where the animals had evolved […]

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Toronto Needs Speed Stick

July 10th, 2009 · No Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Economic Humor, Entertainment, Family Humor, Funny Absurd, Funny Advertising, Funny Environmental, Funny Headline, Funny Labor Relations, Funny News, Funny Politics, Funny Prank, Funny Rant, Funny Smell, Funny Toronto, Funny Weather, Jokes, Lifestyle, Political Humor, Politicians, Sexual Innuendo

My nose knows and it is telling me that I need to write about Toronto’s garbage workers strike. We’re about to enter the fourth week. Negotiations between the mayor’s office and the union are getting overheated. Everyone is sweating over the details. The situation has become sticky. You see the problem? There is going to be a lingering […]

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Crawlers and Spiders and the Art of Headline Puns

May 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Crawlers and Spiders and the Art of Headline Puns · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Cute, Economic Humor, Farce, Funny Economy, Funny Headline, Funny Prank, Funny Technology, Lifestyle, Oddball, Offbeat, Political Humor, Puns, Screwball, Slice of Life, Sports and Recreation, Twisted, Whimsy, Witty, Zany

  There has been a major casualty of the digital age that you may be noticing only peripherally. Has it entered your consciousness that there are fewer punning headlines anymore?

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