How to avoid doing any work in the office whilst looking extremely busy

How to avoid doing any work in the office whilst looking extremely busy

  Working life is hard. In the years that pass subsequent to getting your first job after leaving school or college, you will be reduced to a mere number on a balance sheet. The enjoyment of your life will take second place behind the need to put food on the table and clothes on your…

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Wow! Chips cause abdominal cramps and anal leakage in unsuspecting customers

Wow! Chips cause abdominal cramps and anal leakage in unsuspecting customers

  WOW! Chips were fat free potato chips produced by Frito-Lay that contained Olestra. They were first brought to the marketplace in 1998, and were initially marketed under the Lay’s, Ruffles and Doritos brand umbrellas. Despite initially proving popular and clocking up sales of $400 million in the first year, they subsequently dropped to sales…

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New Airbnb premium service will encourage hosts to be more like Basil Fawlty

New Airbnb premium service will encourage hosts to be more like Basil Fawlty

  Airbnb’s proposed new premium service will see hosts being encouraged to behave more like Basil Fawlty from the hit TV show Fawlty Towers.   The new product intends to attract higher-paying travellers who have yet to use Airbnb because they prefer the amenities that are guaranteed by hotels such as being shouted at by…

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Uber forced to hail a black cab for its former CEO

Uber forced to hail a black cab for its former CEO

  Uber was forced to hail a black cab when its former Chief Executive refused to leave the premises unless the company paid for his ride home.   Despite having drivers that operate in over 570 cities worldwide, the technology company felt it would be bad form if its ousted CEO was seen arguing with…

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Mattel gives Ken a modern day makeover

Mattel gives Ken a modern day makeover

  Mattel has given its Ken doll a modern day makeover to make him more relevant to kids today.   Amid growing concern that the 56 year old boyfriend of Barbie really shouldn’t be spending so much time with young children, the toy manufacturer has decided to give him a makeover so that he doesn’t…

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Marks and Spencer to replace sticker guns with laser rifles

Marks and Spencer to replace sticker guns with laser rifles

  Marks and Spencer is set to replace its sticker guns with laser rifles a bit like the ones used by The Federation in episodes of hit TV show Star Trek.   The upgrade in firepower will enable the supermarket retailer to apprehend shoplifters far more effectively than simply covering would-be thieves in barcode labels…

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Louis Vuitton improves vampire fashion by making products in Transylvania

Louis Vuitton improves vampire fashion by making products in Transylvania

  Louis Vuitton has significantly improved the dress sense of vampires after it was discovered that a significant number of the company’s products are made in Transylvania.   The factories are a well-kept secret and their identity is closely guarded, but many of the shoes and boots the luxury fashion brand sells for between £500…

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Paolo Di Canio floors the referee after being shown a red card

Paolo Di Canio floors the referee after being shown a red card

  Have you ever been so annoyed by the person in charge at your workplace during a disciplinary hearing that it required all the composure you could muster to prevent you from assaulting them? If you have, don’t worry because it doesn’t mean you’re a lunatic. Everybody gets a bit hot under the collar at…

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Customer Feedback Form – Mobile Phone Retailer

Customer Feedback Form – Mobile Phone Retailer

  We are constantly trying to improve the level of service we provide, and ask that you take a minute to tell us how we are doing and what we can do to improve. How happy are you with the job we have just completed?  (1 = delighted – 5 = very unhappy) 1 2…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Living with your mum

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Living with your mum

    Dear Darcus, I am a 43 year old Sales manager but I still live at home with my mum. I really want to move out but I love my mum’s cooking and she does all my laundry for me plus I don’t have to pay much board. Despite earning £60,000 a year, it…

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