Category Archives: Wit and Humour

Quirk wit and humourous anecdotes.

Our Opposition are Wrong

Gods Own County has long espoused the Independent Yorkshire ethos. see Party for Independent Yorkshire State (PIYS).   But by ‘eck we are chuffin cheezed at the off-cumdens from God’s Own Country. From the book-passport shown above we have the following … Continue reading

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Dirty Birds of Yorkshire?

Wild life can imitate life and in some cases human body parts. In the same way dictionaries can imitate bird tweets or nomenclature. The real meaning of these birds names have been sequestered Tits Boobie Shag Cock Pecker Cockatoo, Cockaitel … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Is this an instruction to the dustbinmen (refuse operatives if you want to be PC) not to rush to work and finish! Our favourite sandwich shop sign now sadly closed for lunch and everythingelse! Oh I did like to be … Continue reading

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Mucky Fat for Your Drip Teacake

Nowt better than a bit of ‘Mucky fat’. That is the nectar of the gods that drips out of a large well cooked beef joint. When poured off it will conceal, rather than set, into two layers. The top will … Continue reading

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Barnsley Food Porn

Barnsley Chops Barnsley does ‘Chops’ better than it does Porn! Soft juicy and succulent these Barnsley Chops are just waiting to be well and truly cooked! Cheeky chops. At the local Chinese no.241 is Barnsley Chop suet – ideal for … Continue reading

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John Prescott MP Kingston upon Hull East

Hull the City of Culture 2017 Baron Prescott, of Kingston upon Hull in the County of East Yorkshire formerly John ‘Prezza’ Prescott or ‘Two Jags’ as he was known during his time as Deputy Prime Minister has been his eloquent … Continue reading

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Virtual Yorkshire Museums

Virtual Absinthe leads to Virtual Yorkshire museums Continue reading

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Stick to Sticks

I was amused by these stick men with sticks on a bus window! It was better than Morris men with sticks but not a lot! Vintage Stick Jokes I am a mystic and this is my stick. ‘Hagha’ Tommy Cooper … Continue reading

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Cockersdale and Keith Marsden Doin’ the Manch

Doin’ the manch is the title and first song on a re-released album of songs from Cockersdale and the pen and fertile mind of Keith Marsden. Hopefully this song is playing as a tribute to Keith who died in 1991. … Continue reading

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Wilfred Pickles Have a Go

You can get snippets of Wilfred Pickles as an actor on youtube or watch a full comedy series with Jimmy Jewel from Barnsley on this boxed DVD of More Northern Comedy. According to wikipedia Wilfred Pickles was a proud Yorkshireman, … Continue reading

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