by Patrick O’Connor
THE boardroom was silent apart from the slurpy sound of Barnaby devouring his breakfast.
“Do you want that sausage?” asked John.
A selection of headlines from stories in the news. They use English in a way that you might think is intended to confuse but it’s all perfectly clear to the native speaker.
FOOTBALL fans are fickle creatures and this was clearly illustrated over the weekend when both Manchester clubs secured wins to leave them in the top two spots in the Premier League.
It is only a few seeks since Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez were expressing dissatisfaction with their current employers and seeking pastures new.
Happy Christmas. Thanks to Hilde.
NORTH POLE (API) – Microsoft announced an agreement with Santa Claus Industries to acquire Christmas at a press conference held via satellite from Santa’s estate somewhere in the southern hemisphere. In the deal, Microsoft would gain exclusive rights to Christmas, reindeer, and other unspecified inventions. In addition, Microsoft will gain access to millions of households […]