Boots: “cheap contraceptives promote devil worship and the enjoyment of rap music”

Boots: “cheap contraceptives promote devil worship and the enjoyment of rap music”

  Boots has said that allowing women to buy cheap contraceptives encourages devil worship and the enjoyment of rap music.   The pharmaceutical company claims that any reduction in the cost of one of its morning after pill brands will simply encourage women to start regularly engaging in sexual intercourse whilst listening to DMX in…

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Pound is now lower than Lance Armstrong’s Tour de France race strategy

Pound is now lower than Lance Armstrong’s Tour de France race strategy

  The pound has lost so much value since last year’s Brexit vote that it is now rumoured to be lower than Lance Armstrong’s Tour de France race strategy.   British holidaymakers faced one of the worst exchange rates on record this weekend, with the pound falling so fast that simply saying the word ‘pound’…

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Newcastle players Lee Bowyer and Kieron Dyer brawl with each other on the pitch

Newcastle players Lee Bowyer and Kieron Dyer brawl with each other on the pitch

Have you ever been so incensed by one of your colleagues that you’ve ended up having a full scale brawl in the office? If you have, you’re not alone. Former Newcastle United players Lee Bowyer and Kieron Dyer went toe-to-toe with each other in a Barclays premier league match against Aston Villa back in 2005….

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Customer Feedback Form – Wheelchair Access

Customer Feedback Form – Wheelchair Access

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 3…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Ugly people in the office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Ugly people in the office

  Dear Darcus, I have a real issue about employing ugly people at my office. I know that people should be judged on their ability to do the job, but how is someone able to do the job if I’ve already fired them during their first week for not making my coffee in the right…

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Build a Scalextric track in your office when the boss goes out for the afternoon

Build a Scalextric track in your office when the boss goes out for the afternoon

Most people these days work in one of two types of offices. Firstly, there’s the office where the boss is present. These tend to be drab and boring places that involve only the occasional exchange of banter between colleagues before somebody inevitably hears you having fun and decides to put a stop to such frivolities…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not win the Tour de France?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not win the Tour de France?

It’s a bad time at the moment. Getting up early to watch people as they rush to get the bus or train every morning so that they can get to work on time fills you with a sense of partial relief that you don’t have to do it anymore – but your main concern is…

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5 things you’ll miss about being unemployed when you finally get a new job

5 things you’ll miss about being unemployed when you finally get a new job

Unemployment is a trying time for the best of people – even those that have never actually had a proper job like The Queen. It causes you to doubt yourself and question your role in the world on an existential level. Who am I? What is my purpose? Should I really have bought a bottle…

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Tim Paterson sells software to Microsoft for $75k that goes on to generate billions

Tim Paterson sells software to Microsoft for $75k that goes on to generate billions

When IBM approached Microsoft seeking a 16-bit operating system, the company had to scrape around to put one together. Rather than writing a new one from scratch, they made overtures to Tim Paterson’s Seattle Computer Products for its existing 86-DOS (aka QDOS) system. Microsoft bought a non-exclusive license for $25,000. The following year it paid…

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TSB customers with glass eyes express concern over iris recognition technology

TSB customers with glass eyes express concern over iris recognition technology

  TSB customers with glass eyes have expressed their outrage at the bank’s plan to introduce iris recognition as a way of unlocking its online banking app.   TSB customers will be able to use their phone’s built-in iris scanner to log into their account by glancing at their phone instead of inputting an ID…

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