Sunday, October 4, 2015

What got slapped 12 months ago - October 2014

By +Tina Cruris

Wow, October came round quickly, especially since we hardly posted anything in September. Once again we will be reviewing or reslapping previous posts from yesteryear. Read on to discover our top stories from this time last year.

Some of you are seasoned reslappers, but for those of you who are new simply scroll down beyond the montage image and read the teasers. Click on the headline of anything that interests you. Or alternately you can click HERE to get a complete list of posts from October 2014 and pick your own top 5.

Top stories from October 2014
Top stories from October 2014 montage

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Health concerns over Fireball Whisky

By +Brad Naylor

One of the most popular alcoholic drinks of the last few years, Fireball, has come under scrutiny after claims that it contains chemicals which are harmful to people. Some Scandinavian countries have already banned sales of the Cinnamon Whisky because of it's high levels of propylene glycol, a humectant used in the food and tobacco industry, and a close relative of ethylene glycol, antifreeze.

Fireball - makes you vomit fire
Fireball - makes you vomit fire

Sunday, September 13, 2015

OED vs Urban Dictionary

By +Sue Casa

Every year the Oxford English Dictionary inducts new words into it's pages so that it can remain relevant and up to date with societal changes. However, this year the OED's online dictionary has gone way too far with it's new additions, lowering itself to the level of the other popular online word repository,

Oxford Dictionary vs Urban Dictionary
Oxford vs Urban - not just a battle of shoes

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Uber driver runs over passenger

By +Ian C

A German born Uber driver took his job literally when he ran ├╝ber a passenger in the Gold Coast area of Queensland, Australia last Friday. Fortunately, the victim's name is Sascha and not Alice, otherwise our headline writer would have had a field day.

Uber means OVER in German
Good job her name was Sascha and not Alice

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