Author Archives: Dr Pete

International Pirate Day

On International ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’ this year (September 19th), not only can you talk like a pirate but you can dress, act and live like a pirate too in the first ever London Pirate Festival.   Similar events … Continue reading

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Bass

Why do some people play annoying, loud music out of their cars?   The Open Wound sent a reporter to find out.   “Excuse me young man, I wanted to ask you why you play loud, bass music from your … Continue reading

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Skl Rpt

Many parents would like school reports on their children’s performance texted or e-mailed, a survey says.  68% of parents said they wanted schools to use such technologies to keep them up to date more frequently.  32% said they cba and … Continue reading

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Pretty Vacant

Earlier today boffins attempted to attain everlasting fame and Nobel Prizes by starting up the Large Hagridden Colander.  The Colander is approximately 27 kilometres across, which means you can strain a lot of peas but it’s a struggle to fit … Continue reading

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Memorabilia

Rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia has proved to be a booming business in recent years, according to the BBC’s business correspondent Martin Shankleman.   For example; the scratched and charred Fender Stratocaster guitar, set alight by Jimi Hendrix in March 1967 … Continue reading

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Zero news

The ‘Slug and Philosopher’ was pretty peaceful last evening. Ted was reading the pub’s copy of ‘The Sun’ and Wayne was tossing darts at the bull’s-eye of the battered practise board. “What’s this new band ‘DZero’ like then?” Ted asked. … Continue reading

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