Category Archives: Wit and Humour

Quirk wit and humourous anecdotes.

York Footpath or Snickelway Map

Snickelways were recently nominated as one of York’s seven man made wonders. Snickleways often lead the walker to fantastic pubs or act as short cuts to other watering holes. The Complete Snickelways of York  –  Mark W Jones If you … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Airlines Classic

  Classic county comedy. “Taking off from Leeds International airport. Landing at Leeds International Airport after 20 minutes. – Because if it’s outside Yorkshire it’s not worth visiting!’ As an airplane is about to crash, a female passenger jumps up … Continue reading

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Relish and a Joke

You are unlikely to find this saucy little number in your local Chippy but you might overhear these old sores being repeated. ‘I have told you a million times not to exaggerate.’ So I went down the local supermarket, I … Continue reading

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Active Hobbies and Costs

Yorkshire Bank are worried that we spend too much money  on our hobbies. That is a bit rich coming from a bank now owned by the Aussies. From last years figures and statistics they came up with the following list … Continue reading

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Bridlington Facts – Interesting and Unusual

Brid or Bridlington to give it it’s Sunday name is a popular seaside resort with sandy beaches and an interesting harbour. The Groynes are wooden defences that run out to sea and protect the sandy beaches from adverse weather. The … Continue reading

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Dance Yorkshire

Whilst this book features Dancing in the East Riding there is a lot more going off in Yorkshire. I am always surprised at nthe number of dance venues still functioning for classes, medals and competitions. Undoubtedly a healthy pastime for … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Grace

Mount Grace Priory Staddle Bridge, Northallerton, on Flickr thanks to Ambersky235 under creative commons license British by birth – Yorkshire by the grace of God!!!!!!! Celebrating ‘Grace’ at Dinner or Tea God bless us all, an’ mak us able Ta … Continue reading

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Not Yorkshire Day August 1st

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County of Shopkeepers and Jokers

Yorkshire has been the birthplace of many retail organisations. Where would the high street be without  Asda,  Morrisons and Marks & Spencer just for example. More to the point where have names like Burtons the Tailors and Crockatts the Cleaners … Continue reading

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You Say ‘Graffiti’ – I Say ‘Graffito’

Rude and crude graffiti has been obliterated on this wall near  Menston railway station. Rather than leave the offending and singular graffito the potential ‘Banksy’ has been covered with this ugly blue gunge. Putting one graffito on top of another … Continue reading

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