Monkey Business

A parcel delivery driver visits the Jackson’s house so often he’s now coming for Xmas dinner

Ian Napton, parcel delivery driver, called so often at one house that he’s now been invited to join the family for Xmas dinner.

I was really flattered to be asked. Most of the time I catch people in the bath, on the toilet or I leave parcels with the neighbours just to annoy them, but something really clicked with the Jackson family.” Continue reading “A parcel delivery driver visits the Jackson’s house so often he’s now coming for Xmas dinner”

Maths genius discovers a new number when trying to work out how much money he spent at Xmas

Professor of Advanced Mathematics at Oxford University, Sir Ian Napton, believes he  has discovered a completely new number.

Sir Ian’s deep fascination for all things numerical includes his financial details. He recorded his account balances, monies spent and the amount remaining. Although the initial balance and spending figures were correct, the final balance never matched the money on account. Continue reading “Maths genius discovers a new number when trying to work out how much money he spent at Xmas”

The oldest firm of British stockbrokers, Plummety Plum and Sons, has closed its doors for the final time

The oldest firm of British stockbrokers, Plummety Plum and Sons, has closed its doors for the final time.

Never having been willing to allow new-fangled computers to ruin their business, the firm saved a fortune on IT support, but concluded that modern young bucks didn’t want to do business via an actual telephone call or through the post any longer. Continue reading “The oldest firm of British stockbrokers, Plummety Plum and Sons, has closed its doors for the final time”

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