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Story of the Day

On this page you will find todays 'Story of the Day' plus the listings for the last seven days. Our 'Story of the Day' can be a strange, but true story, a funny story, a peculiar story, a funny newspaper headline, a newspaper misprint or misquote, funny graffiti or a fascinating fact.

You will also be able to view the archive from the past sixteen weeks.

The Story of the Day Archive

This is our archive where you can view previous 'Story of the Day' listings.

Here is page one of our archive and it currently covers from Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 to Monday, June 18th, 2018.

There are sixteen pages in this archive and each page covers seven days.

Story of the Day for Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

A Funny Newspaper Headline

30 Year Friendship Ends At Alter

Story of the Day for Monday, June 18th, 2018

Nobody is Perfect

While attempting to catch a persistent thief in 1978, the Doncaster police set up a secret camera in the changing rooms of a local squash club.
When they played back the film, the police found that all they had succeeded in filming was one of their own policemen wandering round looking for his clothes, which had been stolen.

Story of the Day for Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Graffiti - the amusing writing on walls

Sibling rivalry is for kids

Story of the Day for Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Newspaper Misprints and Misquotes

I admired the skill with which Miss Blank sang `I Can Give You Anything but Love, Baby' in French and made it sound like another number altogether. - The Star

Story of the Day for Friday, June 15th, 2018

I Wish I Had Not Said That!

Rail travel at high speed is not possible, because passengers, unable to breathe, would die of asphyxia' - Dr Dionysys Lardner (1793-1859), professor of natural philosophy and astronomy at University College, London.

Story of the Day for Thursday, June 14th, 2018

A Fascinating Fact

Humming-birds are the only birds that are able to fly backwards.

Story of the Day for Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

A group of tourists escorted around the British Houses of Parliament suddenly found themselves in the presence of the then Lord Chancellor, Lord Hailsham, resplendent in full wig and gown. Spying behind the group the figure of Neil Marten MP, the Lord Chancellor called out in greeting.`Neil' with dignified vigour. And all the tourists did.

Story of the Day for Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Newspaper Misprints and Misquotes

Wanted. Man to take care of cow that does not smoke or drink.

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