Tag Archives: humor

My Medical Typo Hell!

This article 1st appeared in the Daily Scrump on 11th April. MY MEDICAL TYPO HELL. The Department of Health was quick to defend the reputation of its new standardised medical software, “PIGS-EAR,” despite increasing reports of disturbing errors in patient diagnostic … Continue reading

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Gizoogle is da shiznit!

A running gag in the Urban-Smith books is the proliferation of themed restaurants. In the course of the 1st 2 books, our protagonists have dined at surrealist Japanese restaurant, The Melting Lotus, Elizabethan theatre theme restaurant, Soliloquies, and Glaswegian cordon … Continue reading

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Put a sock in it – natural selection and the gobshites.

It does not require a degree in anthropology to know that people are becoming louder (see graph). You can be in aisle 4 of Tesco’s perusing prophylactics, yet still be able to hear every howl of the crone in aisle … Continue reading

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Ich Liebe dich – Liebster Award

NB Ich Liebe dich is German for, cor, love a duck……probably. Muchas gracias to New Pollyanna for nominating little old moi for this award. You can find her blog HERE. To those of you not in the know, this is … Continue reading

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I’m shrinking! The Wonders of extrapolation.

Everyone is familiar with the Big Bang theory. If you look at data showing how fast the Universe is expanding, you can extrapolate backwards and calculate that about 13.8 billion years ago the whole Universe was condensed into a single tiny … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday……..huzzah!

Yes indeedy, 44 years old today. Mrs Harker took me shopping for running gear, and this week has been taking me out and about dressed in my Ron Hill’s (Benny Hill’s I call ’em) to try and keep me in … Continue reading

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A fistful of spam.

More adventures from the spambox. Does anyone else receive this bizarre correspondence? Thanks for the advice, ya bitch-punk, fag-ho!

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Project American Quilt is a go!

As you will recall from the previous installment, Lieutenant Brock Dalton has just woken up following an incapacitating accident, which has left him in absentia from the neck downwards. Now read on…. Major McGranite sat in his office, reading the … Continue reading

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The results are in!

The polls are now closed!  The response has been overwhelming. The votes have been counted and, at the request of Bono, recounted and the results speak for themselves. A resounding victory for EVERYONE! And remember… your vote counts!

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Facebook – is there a point?

I’ve just started a Facebook page ——>www.facebook.com/RupertHarker What is the purpose of Facebook? Can someone explain it to me please? While you’re at it, can someone also explain Twitter? Apart from young women using it to post naked selfies, it seems … Continue reading

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