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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 Saturday, October 14th, 2017 to Friday, October 20th, 2017.

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

Story of the Day for Saturday, October 21st, 2017

A Fascinating Fact

At least once a year most birds moult - they shed their old feathers and grow new ones. Birds moult before winter so that the new feathers will have grown before the weather becomes colder.

Story of the Day for Friday, October 20th, 2017

Newspaper Misprints and Misquotes

`The defendant is a married man with a young family; otherwise he is well behaved,' said a police representative. - New Zealand paper

Story of the Day for Thursday, October 19th, 2017

A Fascinating Fact

Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.

Story of the Day for Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

I Wish I Had Not Said That!

'No large steamship will ever be able to cross the Atlantic, since it would require more coal than it could carry. - Dr Dionysys Lardner (1793-1859), professor of natural philosophy and astronomy at University College, London. Only two years later the steamship 'the Great Western' crossed the Atlantic.

Story of the Day for Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

A Fascinating Fact

A cat has four rows of whiskers.

Story of the Day for Monday, October 16th, 2017

A Fascinating Fact

Venetian blinds were invented in Japan.

Story of the Day for Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Graffiti - the amusing writing on walls

Prevent accidents
- start doing things on purpose

Story of the Day for Saturday, October 14th, 2017

A Funny Newspaper Headline

Man Is Fatally Murdered

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