Funny Old World

John McCullagh April 19, 2011

I hope you appreciate this as much as I did! It concerns a question in a physics degree exam at the University of Copenhagen:  “Describe how to determine the height of a skyscraper with a barometer.”

John McCullagh October 24, 2010

There was a murder reported in the Mountpottinger district of Belfast last week. An old widow woman was robbed and battered to death …

John McCullagh April 20, 2010

There was a collective sigh of relief when he left office, but now ex-President George W Bush has decided to return to school to learn to read.

John McCullagh March 3, 2010

US officials are investigating how a child was apparently allowed to direct planes at New York’s JFK airport – one of the country’s busiest.

John McCullagh October 29, 2009

It’s more than ten years since Michael Quinn staged his one-man parody show "Eejit’s Guide to Early Ireland" and still you’ll meet people who remember it fondly.  It’s a stage show and doesn’t readily translate to the written word.  Despite this, Michael has given us permission to reproduce here his copyright material.