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The online humour newspaper just keeps getting better

By Emma Kae - 10th July 2001 - Back to News

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Do you like your newspaper with a little satirical humour on the side? Visit, an online parody paper with groundbreaking articles like Clinton writes fan letter to Joan Jett; Guests forced to pretend wedding is a good thing and Evil genius Gates drops Windows 98 Into NYC water supply.

TheOnion is a great website, with plenty to keep you interested. Just like a normal, everyday newspaper there are articles on computers and the Internet, health, music, religion, society and sports, all with a twist of humour and something to interest everyone. has more than 1.5 million readers that visit the site and pick up the paper every week with the number of addicted fans steadily growing all the time. No-one is quite sure why, but the creators are “proud to offer outstanding and popular content in a unique mixture of media,” and credit their success to their loyal audience.

Why not log on for a look and see if it tickles your fancy. Simply click here to visit the site.



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