Boris Johnson gets stranded on a zip wire during the 2012 London Olympics

Boris Johnson gets stranded on a zip wire during the 2012 London Olympics

  Have you ever done a presentation at work in front of the board of directors and suddenly noticed that you’ve opened the wrong file?  Perhaps the computer you’re using has decided that this is the day, above all others that it would be a good idea to come down with a computer version of…

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Assessment of potential for promotion – District Council Sign Erector

Assessment of potential for promotion – District Council Sign Erector

  Name: Roger Crawshaw Job title: Junior Sign Erector Department: Environment and Community Services Length of time in post: 4 Years 6 months Date of appraisal: _10_/_05_/_17_   Section A Assessment of potential Not fitted at present for further promotion Not fitted at present but likely to become fitted within the next two years Fitted…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Should I tell work i’m in jail?

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Should I tell work i’m in jail?

  Dear Darcus, I am the regional manager of a double glazing company but unfortunately I got arrested after trying to jump a rickshaw I had offered £200 to take me from Soho to Dartford. I thought I’d be able to get away with it but it turns out the rickshaw driver was a kung-fu…

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The danger of telling colleagues how to make a decent cup of coffee

The danger of telling colleagues how to make a decent cup of coffee

  The perfect cup of coffee is a bit like the perfect woman or the perfect man. We all have a very unique take on what perfection actually is. Just like choosing a partner, if you decide to openly share your ideas about what perfection is with your colleagues, you’ll more than likely face a…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a Pro Basketball Player?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a Pro Basketball Player?

  It’s time to start going to bed a bit earlier because even the milkman has noticed that you tend to say, ‘goodnight’ instead of, ‘good morning’ when he’s doing the rounds at 5am. That is if you want to get another job of course. Whilst it can be quite good fun to smoke weed…

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6 ways to destroy a competitor by damaging their corporate reputation

6 ways to destroy a competitor by damaging their corporate reputation

  Managers of the world you need never be afraid again! You need never view market share as something that exists purely to undermine your achievements despite the fact that you also have to control a team of feral young executives that drink way too much when you put your company credit card behind the bar….

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Napoleon Bonaparte sells half the US for $15 million in the Louisiana Purchase

Napoleon Bonaparte sells half the US for $15 million in the Louisiana Purchase

  U.S. representatives agreed to pay $15 million to the French government for 828,000 square miles of land that stretched from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada on April 30th, 1803. The deal, which has come to be known as the Louisiana Purchase, almost doubled the…

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Dyson wins this year’s ‘Great British Suck Off’

Dyson wins this year’s ‘Great British Suck Off’

  Sir James Dyson and his company have won this year’s annual suction challenge, ‘The Great British Suck Off.’   The popular TV show, previously referred to as ‘Suck Off,’ is the UK’s foremost suction competition which selects from amongst its contestants the finest entities capable of forcing substances into a vacant space by creating…

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Amazon shopping ‘bot’ to appear on the next series of Robot Wars

Amazon shopping ‘bot’ to appear on the next series of Robot Wars

  The Amazon shopping bot has defeated machines built by other retailers so convincingly that it has been invited to appear on the next series of robot wars.   Walmart and many other retailers use automated software that’s intended to look like an authentic web surfer to the site being scanned, but Amazon blocked Walmart’s…

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Dove brings out a body wash bottle shaped like an Essex bricklayer

Dove brings out a body wash bottle shaped like an Essex bricklayer

  Dove has brought out a range of body-shaped bottles as part of their “Real Beauty” campaign that are shaped like Essex bricklayers.   The body washes are designed to reflect the “one of a kind” body shapes of their consumers who can often be found working on building sites and eating fry ups in…

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