Category Archives: Humour

What shall we do with a drunken sailor?

Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum. Earlier today, the organ I work for received this: News Tip from Retired Sailor: April on the national news the leader of the Liberal party was commenting on the G20 spending. In that comment, … Continue reading

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Inukshukification for the nation

I never believed until now that inanimate rocks were capable of reproduction: “The Inukshukification of Highway 69.” In addition, I’ve found some strange ones myself:

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What I want for Christmas

A Lego Arctic set:

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Concerning rats, garbage and credit cards

Most of you will have heard by now that Paul Kaludjak, the president of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., now finds himself under suspension for misuse of an NTI corporate credit card. Such scandals do not surprise your humble content provider. (Note: … Continue reading

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Political science

Much to my amusement, I read today that the people of Reykjavik, Iceland last month elected a comedian to serve as their next mayor. Jon Gnarr, 43, who contested the election on behalf of new formation called the “Best Party,” … Continue reading

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The vices of Twitter

1. Indolence Who can calculate the hundreds of hours you waste on the obsessive re-checking of one’s Twitter feed? I’m too embarrassed to find out. 2. Procrastination This, of course, is the handmaiden of indolence. Things you should do don’t … Continue reading

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The virtues of Twitter

1. Brevity You learn to say big things in few words. For a news writer, this ranks with the highest of virtues. 2. Self improvement Its long streams of links give you quick access every day to thousands of newly-posted … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different…

It’s their 40th anniversary this month.

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More puerile humour…

…which, of course, is the very best kind. To ensure I stay within the bounds of the fair use principle, please visit the Ottawa Sun to view more fine cartoons. And if you want to enjoy the best political cartoonist … Continue reading

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If I ever took a whole weekend off…

…Sunday night would be kinda like this:

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