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This BBC broadcaster’s commentary on his dogs eating dinner is brilliant - the poke

This BBC broadcaster’s commentary on his dogs eating dinner is brilliant

You’ve probably seen those brilliant commentaries on everyday life shared by commentator Nick Heath. Now the BBC’s Andrew Cotter – you’ll know his voice from rugby, golf, maybe the Boat Race – has put all his skill and experience to good use to describe his dogs eating their dinner. And it’s absolutely brilliant. I was […] The post This BBC broadcaster’s commentary on his dogs eating dinner is brilliant appeared first on The Poke.
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This Christian shop really didn’t get this quote and it’s the ultimate self-own - the poke

This Christian shop really didn’t get this quote and it’s the ultimate self-own

Self-own of the week goes to this Christian shop which really, really didn’t get the point of this Mark Twain quote. Doesn’t mean it won’t shift a copy or two, of course, just don’t expect them to be returning customers. READ MORE The takedown of this person who defended the Bible in its entirety was […] The post This Christian shop really didn’t get this quote and it’s the ultimate self-own appeared first on The Poke.
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‘Choosing beggar’ of the week - the poke

‘Choosing beggar’ of the week

There’s a whole subReddit devoted to ‘choosing beggars’ – basically people who are being way, way too picky (or just plain unreasonable) and this is a classic of its type. It’s a comment on a story about Taylor Swift helping out her hard-up fans. ‘There’s always one,’ writes riceballdono. And just in case that’s tricky […] The post ‘Choosing beggar’ of the week appeared first on The Poke.
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This thread of awful ornaments that only one person could love is a total delight - the poke

This thread of awful ornaments that only one person could love is a total delight

It began when the great @mrnickharvey asked people to share pictures of their cheap ornaments that they love but everyone else hates, beginning with one of his own. Hey, Twitter. Send me a photo of one of your cheap ornaments that everyone else hates but you love. Here’s mine. pic.twitter.com/bpbwkQJEzh — Nick Harvey (@mrnickharvey) March […] The post This thread of awful ornaments that only one person could love is a total delight appeared first on The Poke.
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To all the coronavirus frontline heroes. This is for you. - the poke

To all the coronavirus frontline heroes. This is for you.

[sound up] From the bottom of our hearts, #ThankYouNHS and everyone else on the coronavirus frontline who are putting their lives at risk to help others. You are our heroes. pic.twitter.com/9a9MPqhcA3 — The Poke (@ThePoke) March 27, 2020   The post To all the coronavirus frontline heroes. This is for you. appeared first on The Poke.
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Mary Beard’s takedown of UKIP’s only ever MP was as polite as it was devastating - the poke

Mary Beard’s takedown of UKIP’s only ever MP was as polite as it was devastating

You might remember Douglas Carswell, the former Tory MP who became, for a short while, UKIP’s only MP. We only mention him after he had a point to make about universal income on Twitter and it caught the attention of historian Mary Beard. And the rest, ahem, is history. ‘Oddly enough, Douglas didn’t reply to […] The post Mary Beard’s takedown of UKIP’s only ever MP was as polite as it was devastating appeared first on The Poke.
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Angry Radiologist Asks To Share His Message On All Platforms After Scanning The Lungs Of A Person With Potential Coronavirus Who Was Flying Despite His Symptoms - bored panda

Angry Radiologist Asks To Share His Message On All Platforms After Scanning The Lungs Of A Person With Potential Coronavirus Who Was Flying Despite His Symptoms

The comprehensive commentary, as well as images used to help in the diagnosis and managing complications or evaluating the progression of the disease, should definitely broaden your understanding of what we're all facing.
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Need a laugh? 25 funny things from this week - the poke

Need a laugh? 25 funny things from this week

We’ve banned the c-word from this collection of funny tweets. No, not that one – the one that’s in all the headlines. Consider this post an oasis of all those other things we can laugh at. 1. Here's a fun game.Google your 1st name then potato.Post the 2nd image.This is mine pic.twitter.com/GM4F1qyaBW — joe heenan […] The post Need a laugh? 25 funny things from this week appeared first on The Poke.
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21 tongue-in-cheek coronavirus updates from Twitter - the poke

21 tongue-in-cheek coronavirus updates from Twitter

It’s Friday, at the time of writing, and parents can look forward to a weekend trapped in the house with the kids, after a long week – trapped in the house with the kids. The news that Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, with mild symptoms, is likely to break Twitter, but in the […] The post 21 tongue-in-cheek coronavirus updates from Twitter appeared first on The Poke.
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Man Who Went Viral When Kids Interrupted His Interview Is Back Again - bored panda

Man Who Went Viral When Kids Interrupted His Interview Is Back Again

With schools being shut down, most parents are tasked with both, taking care of their kids and also working from home. While some of them enjoy having some extra time to spend their families, there are also those who are struggling with the task. Recently the BBC decided to check in with some arents to see how they are doing during the global crisis.
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“Quarantine Maths Class Disaster” is hilarious but all too real - the poke

“Quarantine Maths Class Disaster” is hilarious but all too real

The very funny comedy group, Foil Arms and Hog, have turned their attention to the nightmare that is distance learning for secondary school teachers – and we can’t help feeling that this Maths lesson is probably happening somewhere right now. Teachers everywhere will watch that and nod knowingly. The lads shared their new sketch on […] The post “Quarantine Maths Class Disaster” is hilarious but all too real appeared first on The Poke.
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This might be the world’s first drive-by birthday celebration – it’s a wonderful change from the gloom - the poke

This might be the world’s first drive-by birthday celebration – it’s a wonderful change from the gloom

For anyone having a birthday right about now, the quarantine has put a massive damper on any planned proceedings. One newly 12-year-old girl in Ireland was all set to have an isolated day, when something wonderful happened. So my daughter, Katie, had her 12th Birthday today. She couldn't have any friends over so we arranged […] The post This might be the world’s first drive-by birthday celebration – it’s a wonderful change from the gloom appeared first on The Poke.
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This woman went shopping inside a zorb – now that’s what we call extreme social distancing - the poke

This woman went shopping inside a zorb – now that’s what we call extreme social distancing

The coronavirus crisis is scary enough for most people, but imagine how bad it must feel for people with a pathological fear of germs. One woman with a serious germaphobia, according to her carer, took to the shops inside a zorb – a large plastic ball that people can walk in – and she was […] The post This woman went shopping inside a zorb – now that’s what we call extreme social distancing appeared first on The Poke.
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“I Destroyed My Family”: Someone Buys Ancestry Kits For Themselves And Their Dad, Discovers They Don’t Share DNA - bored panda

“I Destroyed My Family”: Someone Buys Ancestry Kits For Themselves And Their Dad, Discovers They Don’t Share DNA

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The amazingly inventive ‘How I Go Straight From Dinner To Cake’ is a brilliant 2-minute escape from everything - the poke

The amazingly inventive ‘How I Go Straight From Dinner To Cake’ is a brilliant 2-minute escape from everything

This amazing 2-minute video went viral all over again today after it was shared by Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid. When it starts you think you’ve seen this sort of thing before. But you’ve never seen one quite like this. This is remarkable. And each part of it gets even more remarkable. Watch out […] The post The amazingly inventive ‘How I Go Straight From Dinner To Cake’ is a brilliant 2-minute escape from everything appeared first on The Poke.
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Watching this dog do yoga in Italian is the escape we could all do with right now - the poke

Watching this dog do yoga in Italian is the escape we could all do with right now

Yoga is known for its soothing and meditative qualities. Even more so when it’s a dog doing the yoga, and the yoga’s in Italian. This clip went wildly viral because it’s exactly what we – and a whole load of other people by the looks of it – needed today. Just in case you need […] The post Watching this dog do yoga in Italian is the escape we could all do with right now appeared first on The Poke.
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Isabel Oakeshott said Meghan and Harry should return to the UK to fight coronavirus – only 5 replies you need - the poke

Isabel Oakeshott said Meghan and Harry should return to the UK to fight coronavirus – only 5 replies you need

Isabel Oakeshott, author, political commentator and former journalist at the Daily Mail and Sunday Times, that kind of thing, isn’t happy with Harry and Meghan for not doing enough in the fight against coronavirus. Not that she’s spotted them not keeping up with their social distancing duties or anything. Just that she thinks they’re failing […] The post Isabel Oakeshott said Meghan and Harry should return to the UK to fight coronavirus – only 5 replies you need appeared first on The Poke.
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The ‘no sport left’ sports commentator has just done ‘dogging’ and it’s his best yet - the poke

The ‘no sport left’ sports commentator has just done ‘dogging’ and it’s his best yet

You’ve probably seen some of the great Nick Heath’s work, the sports commentator who ran out of live sport because of coronavirus so has been commentating on everyday life instead. We’re glad to say he’s back with a whole bunch more and this one might be his best yet. Dogging.#LifeCommentary #LiveCommentary pic.twitter.com/BuRkVWAGjX — Nick Heath […] The post The ‘no sport left’ sports commentator has just done ‘dogging’ and it’s his best yet appeared first on The Poke.
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People Are Mocking Celebrities In Quarantine With 27 Hilarious Memes - bored panda

People Are Mocking Celebrities In Quarantine With 27 Hilarious Memes

While you’re slowly hibernating, A-listers are climbing the walls in their million-dollar mansions. But the internet loves fair game. The result is Bored Panda’s list of the most hilarious housebound celebrity memes.
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‘Think I’ve found the darkest coronavirus TikTok so far’ - the poke

‘Think I’ve found the darkest coronavirus TikTok so far’

Think I’ve found the darkest coronavirus TikTok so far. Fuck,’ says @BeardedGenius and we think he might be right. Put it this way, if there’s darker we’d rather not see it right now. It’s from @lukemjones (who you can find on TikTok here) and, well, here goes. Think I’ve found the darkest coronavirus TikTok so […] The post ‘Think I’ve found the darkest coronavirus TikTok so far’ appeared first on The Poke.
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‘Dads naming boats might be my favourite thing ever’

‘Dads naming boats might be my favourite thing ever’

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There are boat names and then there are boat names. And there are boats that are named by dads.

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