Humour in the face of adversity
Swansea Council sent an email to their welsh translation department asking for a translation of:
No entry for heavy goods vehicles. Residential site only.
They promptly put the reply on the sign. Unfortunately, the reply, in Welsh, said:
I am not in the office at the moment. Please send any work to be translated.
|Concerns are raised about the availability of drugs in Holland, as someone in the Dutch Police decides to paint a Lamborghini in this psychedelic colour scheme:
Following the introduction of blanket 20mph speed limits across the country, police today unveiled their latest high speed pursuit vehicle|
- 1974 Traffic Offence
New Zealand coppers are obviously as inept and humourless as ours, but this driver has a wicked sense of humour.
- ABC — Speed camera operator has car stolen
Oh dear. How sad. Never mind.
- Arkansas Democrat Gazette — ‘Daylight exacerbates warning’
Stupidity is Infinite; and the paper can't spell ‘warming’ ¶:-)
- Banksy — Boadicea
Short film — classic
- BBC — Goldfish revived after car crash
Here's a new one for the casualty figures.
- BBC — Greenpeace fined for reef damage
Rainbow Warrior rams coral reef. Duuuugh.
- Daily Mash
- Daily Telegraph — Please, is it ethical to ditch a bag for life?
- Darwin Awards
Send greens to this site, they'll get the point eventually.
- Frostbite, equipment damage end latest Bancroft-Arnesen trek
Polar expedition to prove global warming abandoned due to freezing temperatures.
Note the laughable attempt at the end to blame the cold temperatures on 'global warming'.
- BBC — Greens demand more speed
Surely there must be some mistake here.
- Green Cross Code Man Hit by 747.
- Greenpeace Cockup
Greenpeace scaremongering tactics exposed — by their own incompetence
|Did you know?
In Norweigan, Swedish, and Danish, the word for "speed camera" is "fartkameror"
Children in the back seats of cars cause accidents, but accidents in the back seats of cars cause children.
Drive carefully, the government needs every taxpayer it can get.
The government Office for Disability Issues is to launch a £10M research project after a survey revealed that 6 out of 7 dwarves were not happy.
“You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen. It said, 'Parking Fine'.
So that was nice.”
- Guardian Series — Sweet Revenge
Driver gets his own back on parking enforcers
- Hello Noddy it's Chrrristmass
An amusing quiz by Steve Orme of the North East's Evening Gazette.
- Honest John Forum — Motoring Jokes Volume 1
A pair of jump leads walk into a bar.
Barman says "I'll serve you, but don't start anything!"
- Honest John Forum — Motoring Jokes Volume 2
A man walks into a bar with a roll of tarmac under his arm.
He says, "a pint please barman and one for the road."
- In collision...with casualty reduction chief!
72 year old lady knocked over by bicycle — being riden by the boss of the West Yorkshire Safety Camera Partnership — You couldn't make it up.
- Irish Examiner — Police slap ticket on clamping van
Way to go, gardaÌ!
- Melbourne Herald Sun — Cart before Horse
Judge tells cops to stop being silly over mobile phone prosecution
- BBC — New Zealand driver distracted by breast flash
- New Zealand Herald — Speed camera van driver charged
This is for real! — Please somebody send us a photo!
Cartoons celebrating events in the life of Comrade Kenin.
- Roe Valley News Browser — Silly Signs Collection
Silly signs around Limavady, Northern Ireland, including the infamous Windyhill 'Rabout'
- SafeSpeed — Cartoon
Speed cameras are 21st century snake oil.
- Santaís plea over North Wales speeding ticket
Ho Ho Ho
- Sniff Petrol
The one sided inquiry of motoring, every month
Photos from the Huygens probe revealed no indication of intelligent life on Titan.|
- Social Scrutiny — New Highway Code Road Signs
- Stuffed — Porsche dealer - "I got it wrong with the buy one get one free card"
‘I have never really been too good at Math’ — You don't say?
- St Neots Citizen — Slow Drivers Disappoint Police
- The New Highway Code
- The Right Tool for the Job
- The Times — Jeremy Clarkson: Let's break all Tony's laws
- The Times — Coastguard scrambled as set-top box sends SOS
The government would have us trust technology, here's a good reason not to.
- The Times — 'Owl magnet' knocks minister's policy cyber chat off its perch 2006-09-02
The public teach the government how to use the internet.
- Traffic Warden Brutality (Quicktime Movie 2Mb)
- Transport 1650
- Warrington Cycle Campaign — Facility of the Month
Proof, as if you needed it, that councils really are stupid beyond belief.
- You Tube — We Are The Cyclists
The articles on this page may be funny, but the way drivers are being treated in Britain is not.
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