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Overeager Simpleton Destroys That Which He Loves Most

WICHITA, KS—Agonizingly unaware of his own strength and the devastation it might inflict on the innocent, overeager simpleton Rob McCormick tore apart a bag of potato chips Thursday, despite the fact that it was reportedly what he loved most in all the world.

Raccoon Family Tired Of Taking Care Of Rabid Father

MONTGOMERY, WV—Acknowledging that he has become a real burden on their foraging and nesting activities, a local raccoon family told reporters Tuesday that they are starting to get tired of taking care of their rabid father.
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Man Too Deep Into Sentence To Avoid Saying Word He Can’t Pronounce

RALEIGH, NC—Suddenly realizing the direness of his situation halfway through speaking a sentence aloud, local 31-year-old Clint Levy reportedly found himself far too deep into a discussion of menu items during a business lunch Wednesday to avoid saying “charcuterie,” a word he is unable to pronounce, sources confirmed. “Oh, no, it’s coming up. Shit, what do I do?” Levy reportedly thought as he continued talking, admitting to himself that even if he were to add a few extra words as he approached the uncertain pronunciation, he would still have to face the phonetically complicated noun nonetheless. “I can buy myself some time by throwing an ‘um’ in there, but that’ll give me two seconds at the most. God, if I hesitate or try to sound it out, they’ll know I don’t have any idea how to say this thing. Fuck.” At press time, sources reported that Levy had accepted his fate and summoned the courage to just go for it.

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