Posts Tagged ‘humour’

Map

July 4, 2013

Our Map Library now has a new set of Ordnance Survey Landranger maps that you can borrow. Here’s one view of why this “bio-optical knowledge recording and information dissemination system” is so great. But please don’t use ours as a handkerchief.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ZCp-JSVSNZM

Herbs and Spices

December 20, 2010

TOTD recently enjoyed our end of term coffee morning all about spices. Much was learnt about the origins and uses of various spices and some delicious examples of their use in cookery were eaten.

Michael McIntyre has a wonderfully funny sketch about herbs and spices

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az080LXT7FA

I’m sure many of you will recognise your own spice cupboards!!

Carol of the Chins

December 7, 2010

News of this site was doing the rounds here in the Library last week and TOTD thought you might enjoy it too.

http://www.sundog.net/carolofthechins/flash/card.swf

Gandalf goes to the world cup

November 29, 2010

This is a great deal of fun – but the technical excellence is something to behold as well:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7B2LPxggvqY

Thanks to E for sending this in.

A Bad First Day at Work

October 19, 2010

Here is a clip from the BBC with a good example of how NOT to behave on that all-important first day:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoMpR78_xt0&feature=related

WARNING: Contains some slightly strong language.

Insurance claim forms

March 30, 2010

TOTD has insurance on the mind at the moment, having had his car pranged by a scaffolding truck last week. If you need cheering up, just read some of these hilarious insurance claim form statements.

http://www.businessballs.com/insuranceclaims.htm

We got that b-roll

March 22, 2010

Here’s something to cheer up a pewter coloured sky Monday:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SItFvB0Upb8

Thanks to Patrick for finding that one.

If Google…

July 3, 2009

It’s now a week since our Head and long time supporter of this blog retired.  We appear to have survived.

But in memory of his contribution we offer the last suggestion he sent in:

http://www.makeuseof.com/tech-fun/if-google-were-your-roommate-video/

jokes

November 12, 2008

If you’re in need of a bit of cheering up, you could try:

http://jokesfunny.wordpress.com/2008/11/10/career-ambition/

ImprovEverywhere

April 22, 2008

Apparently there’s a lot more of it about than you might imagine:

http://improveverywhere.com/

(TOTD’s personal favourite: ‘Best Game Ever’)