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Flibbertigibbet’s Comedy Man/Woman/HeShe of the Year ‏ 2013

As an annual award, Flibbertigibbet salutes the one individual who has provided the most comedic material for satirical news in the last year. We’ve had many excellent candidates from around … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rising rail fares more traditional than Auld Lang Syne

British revellers have decided that increasing the cost of train tickets is more in keeping with a New Year’s Eve than any old Scottish poem. At the stroke of midnight, … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flibbertigibbet Caption Competition: ‘So if these two are a Pawn and a Bishop, you must be the Rook?’

“So if these two are a Pawn and a Bishop, you must be the Rook?” (from Al O’Pecia) This month’s photo come courtesy of: bbc.com/getty images DATE: 28th Dec 2013 RUNNERS … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · 7 Comments

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2013 – update available

Our 2013 annual has had all the year’s stories added, so if you have already purchased a copy you can ask Kindle to manually update your version to include all … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mills replaces Long John Silver as world’s scariest Uniped

Despite strong competition from Alastor ‘Mad-Eye’ Moody, Heather ‘show me the money’ Mills has been crowned ‘Most Chilling Pegleg Aficionado – 2013’. When not assaulting High Court lawyers or members … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

EU migrants may disguise themselves as Santa

As wind and rain hit, panic has swept the nation in anticipation of 8,000 ‘Bulgarian accented’ Kris Kringles flooding UK borders. The Home Office has warned that Saint Nicholas may … Continue reading

December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

DfE infested with roosting chickens

Thanks to an excess of hubris, mismanagement and birdseed – Michael Gove’s education stratagem is unravelling before his very eyes. Yet despite a billion pound deficit, failing test scores and … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Doctors to promote GlaxoSmithKline through Interpretive Dance

Following bribery and corruption allegations leveled at GSK, the pharmaceutical industry plans to promote their products through the power of ‘ribbons’, ‘spandex body suits’ and a judicious sprinkling of ‘jazz … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flibbertigibbet Caption Competition: ‘James Anderson remains focused as entire Australian Test side come out of the closet shortly before tea on the 2nd day of the third test in Perth.’

James Anderson remains focused as entire Australian Test side come out of the closet shortly before tea on the 2nd day of the third test in Perth. (from Sozsatire) This … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

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