shaggy dog story

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a long rambling joke whose humor derives from its pointlessness

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THIS page strays well away from shaggy dog stories, but how about a shaggy council leader story?
Some shaggy dog stories that have hit the big screen and folklore:Lassie (pictured): The clever collie, star of countless films and TV programmes, made her debut in the 1940 novel Lassie Come Home, by Eric Knight.
And that originality extends to the material; a bizarre mismatch of surreal tales, shaggy dog stories,obscure flights of fancy and hilarious one liners,all barked in a gruff Northern accent.
Fate throwing you the chance to save your country from the emotional terrorism of Brucie, Kipper Lynch and Ronnie Corbett inventing shaggy dog stories for a future Audience With Jimmy Tarbuck.
THERE are a lot of shaggy dog stories around as 25,000 pooches gather at the NEC for the biggest canine event of the year.