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You guys are scrapie the bottom of the barrel here.

NickB, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:37 (6 years ago) Permalink

Yeah, we should cutlet out.

Noodle Vague, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:39 (6 years ago) Permalink

The man had misunderstood the term "mutton busting"

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:39 (6 years ago) Permalink


"Pooh Sticks is free"

the next grozart, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:42 (6 years ago) Permalink

The court ruminated for a long time before coming to a verdict.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:44 (6 years ago) Permalink

You could say he was licking his chops

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:50 (6 years ago) Permalink

He wanted a bit of rump

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:52 (6 years ago) Permalink

^^^ I'm sorry, that's just low quality...

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:52 (6 years ago) Permalink

No need to mince words

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:53 (6 years ago) Permalink

Hope he doesn't go anywhere near East London, with a reputation like that he'd get proper shanked up.

Matt DC, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:55 (6 years ago) Permalink

When he arrives in jail, the other prisoners will flock to get a look at him, because they will have herd about his attempt to fleece the judge.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:56 (6 years ago) Permalink

He's already been widely lambasted.

Noodle Vague, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:56 (6 years ago) Permalink

He'll be doing twenty to ten in the pen...

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:57 (6 years ago) Permalink

Not really a yarn to tell his grandchildren though.

Matt DC, Friday, 18 July 2008 15:59 (6 years ago) Permalink

"Yes your honor, I was naked when I hoofed it"

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:00 (6 years ago) Permalink

The man was caught because witnesses recognised his woolly jumper.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:01 (6 years ago) Permalink

Apparently the guy told the sheep that he only wanted to give her a stroke, but it sounds like he welshed on her.

NickB, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:02 (6 years ago) Permalink

Police also suspect that the man was trying to supply the sheep with grass.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:02 (6 years ago) Permalink

Experts say that this case will open up a whole new field in criminology.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:06 (6 years ago) Permalink

When the first issue of Sheep World arrived, he realised he'd been fleeced.

jel --, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:06 (6 years ago) Permalink

The man told reporters the incident had left him "in a deep trough"

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:13 (6 years ago) Permalink

"Did I know it would feel good?" he said, musing aloud. "No, it was just one of those haunches."

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:15 (6 years ago) Permalink

The sheep was physically okay, but left with a few grazers.

NickB, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:17 (6 years ago) Permalink

However, she did go and get slaughtered straight afterwards.

NickB, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:18 (6 years ago) Permalink

LOL

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:19 (6 years ago) Permalink

There's no point bleating about it.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:21 (6 years ago) Permalink

"When I heard the police siren," he said ruefully, "I knew something wasn't kosher. So I legged it."

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:23 (6 years ago) Permalink

He's also had difficulty getting a bank loan - his credit rating is offal.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:37 (6 years ago) Permalink

"When we realized what had happened," said the chief constable, "we just burst out laughing. Andouille couldn't stop."

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:46 (6 years ago) Permalink

Damn, andouille's made from pork.

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:49 (6 years ago) Permalink

The farmer called the police on his mobile. He has a contract with Phones4Ewe.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:56 (6 years ago) Permalink

ARGH

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:56 (6 years ago) Permalink

Despite rumours, there is no video footage on EweTube.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:57 (6 years ago) Permalink

This follows on from an incident last week, where several Premiership footballers were accused of roasting a sheep.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:57 (6 years ago) Permalink

"At first when he called, he gave us wrong directions. He may have been trying," the constable added with a chuckle, "to pull the wool over our eyes."

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:58 (6 years ago) Permalink

The man was also believed to have been listening on his iP0d to the Pink Fl0yd track "Careful With That Axe Ewe-gene".

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:59 (6 years ago) Permalink

Reports that another four men were seen running from the scene are still unconfirmed. It is believed the suspect was not acting alone, and they had been planning to give the animal a roasting.

Matt DC, Friday, 18 July 2008 17:02 (6 years ago) Permalink

His iPod is also said to contain another Pink Floyd track, from a later, less-acclaimed album. The track is called "The Post War Dream".

Tracer Hand, Friday, 18 July 2008 17:05 (6 years ago) Permalink

The court heard that the defendant had also recently been denied a visa by the Australian government.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 17:06 (6 years ago) Permalink

Why did he do it? Haggis (I guess) we'll never know...

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 17:11 (6 years ago) Permalink

The other sheep were taken into protective custody last night, due to rumours in the criminal underworld that they had grassed.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 17:21 (6 years ago) Permalink

The police suspected that the man was a "small holder".

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 17:34 (6 years ago) Permalink

^^ why was this never made into a meme?

Curt1s Stephens, Friday, 18 July 2008 17:36 (6 years ago) Permalink

The man admitted that the experience had been near the knuckle and that he had been a chump.

snoball, Friday, 18 July 2008 17:37 (6 years ago) Permalink

could write THIS under Saddam

blueski, Friday, 18 July 2008 17:45 (6 years ago) Permalink

2 months pass...

"LATEST: Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy becomes the first person to fly solo across the English Channel using a single"

It'd have to be one of those 12" gatefold ones, I guess...

Mark G, Friday, 26 September 2008 12:22 (5 years ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

And the winner is... who?

Largely unknown in Britain and the US, the winner of the most feted prize in literature has much he us.

um, what?

Mark G, Monday, 20 October 2008 10:12 (5 years ago) Permalink

8 months pass...
9 months pass...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/arts_and_culture/8616951.stm


Faryl Smith (L) is the youngest artist to receive a double nomination

Mark G, Tuesday, 13 April 2010 10:56 (4 years ago) Permalink

7 months pass...

Spain 'orgasm' video criticised by politicians

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-11795407

(Number one on the "BBC News Most Popuar" list)

Mark G, Friday, 19 November 2010 16:00 (3 years ago) Permalink

U.P. - Up

lusty thoughts of big, strong, powerful hipsters (Noodle Vague), Friday, 4 October 2013 10:41 (11 months ago) Permalink

Badgers 'moved goalposts' says minister

Tommy McTommy (Tom D.), Wednesday, 9 October 2013 13:28 (11 months ago) Permalink

2 months pass...

Not a caption, just a picture:
http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/71953000/jpg/_71953623_eay9ajz5.jpg
A real 'once you see it you'll shit brix' vibe to this.

that's you, that is (snoball), Thursday, 26 December 2013 10:45 (8 months ago) Permalink

that's you, that is (snoball), Thursday, 26 December 2013 10:46 (8 months ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

Sewer was blocked by large Pooh

A large Winnie the Pooh teddy, a bike, a fax machine, jeans and a snake were among a host of bizarre items found in Scotland's sewers last year.

an office job is as secure as a Weetabix padlock (snoball), Tuesday, 18 February 2014 19:33 (7 months ago) Permalink

5 months pass...

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