Month: November 2018

The Gammonary – Ye Olde English Dictionary of worde, phrase und fable

In social media and everyday life it can be difficult to pin down the modern meanings and usages of words, phrases and acronyms. Fed up with the inclusion of foreign words into English, The Gammon Publishing Company decided to offer its own Dictionary,  ‘The Gammonary – Making English Great Again’.

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Snowflakes take the week off after Country Music fans are the victims of this week’s mass shooting

The sort of people who regularly drone on about America’s failure to control gun ownership after a mass shooting have been suspiciously quiet after the latest incident, this time in California.

Twelve people were shot dead by a man with a history of mental health issues in a venue where country music was playing. Continue reading “Snowflakes take the week off after Country Music fans are the victims of this week’s mass shooting”

Donald Trump reveals why he missed the celebration party to mark the end of the big bang-bang thingy

Fake News from France. President Trump missed the ceremony to commemorate the end of the First World War. After receiving much criticism on his beloved twitter, he went to great lengths to justify his reasons.

1. My team promised me showers, and I’d naturally assumed they were golden, which was why I’d agreed to the trip in the first place. I was very disappointed to discover Angela M was not going to be doing that German thing after all. Continue reading “Donald Trump reveals why he missed the celebration party to mark the end of the big bang-bang thingy”

RIP Rock Legend, hell raiser, bad driver and narcotic bon viveur, Eric Clapham

In a 1960s London drug den, a young Eric Napton picked up a snazzy electric guitar left on the floor by a stoned hippy. Without a care for either the theft of said guitar, or of the lack of any ability to read or write music, the chemically-inconvenienced Napton left the building and stumbled on to a train, guitar slung over his shoulder. Shortly afterwards, he disembarked at Clapham Common. Continue reading “RIP Rock Legend, hell raiser, bad driver and narcotic bon viveur, Eric Clapham”

Aaron Ramsey set for a big money transfer to a top European subs bench

Following the news that his Arsenal contract would not be renewed, Arsenal’s Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey looks set for a move away from the Emirates. Though he was initially linked with the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United, it seems that Ramsey might be set to follow in the footsteps of a number of great British exports. Continue reading “Aaron Ramsey set for a big money transfer to a top European subs bench”

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