Humour

Humour

Humour

Humour

Giggles galore with our humour books on jokes, limericks, comedy and comedians of all eras.

 

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WORDSWORTH BOOK OF HUMOROUS QUOTATIONS
EDITED BY CONNIE ROBERTSON    Book Number: 27150
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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From Oscar Wilde's witty observation in Lady Windermere's Fan that "I can resist everything except temptation", to Zsa Zsa Gabor's admission that "I know nothing about sex, because I was always mar...
VILLAIN'S GUIDE TO BETTER LIVING
NEIL ZAWACKI    Book Number: 79734
Published price: $12.95
Bibliophile price: £0.63
Product format: Hardback

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With Mortitia and Addams Family style, devilish cartoon illustrations throughout by Bill Brown, this evilly designed handbook is for all wicked ones, galactic warlords, mad scientists and those wis...
MARK TWAIN'S BOOK FOR BAD BOYS AND GIRLS
EDITED BY R. KENT RASMUSSEN    Book Number: 80884
Published price: £15.99
Bibliophile price: £1.13
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Mark Twain is one of the select band of 19th century writers who are still read today, and the secret of his success is not just his hilarious wit but also the depth of human understanding he displ...
SNARK HANDBOOK SEX EDITION:
LAWRENCE DORFMAN    Book Number: 80936
Published price: $12.95
Bibliophile price: £0.88
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The "Snark" (a contraction of snide remark, in case you were in a state of Carrollian confusion like us) series of handbooks by Lawrence Dorfman are a delightful collection of the bon mots of the g...
UNDERWATER PUPPIES
SETH CASTEEL    Book Number: 81819
Published price: $21
Bibliophile price: £1.38
Product format: Hardback

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What an amazing book! Dozens of full-page, full-colour photographs of puppies between the ages of twelve weeks to six months, all taken underwater. The author explains, 'Puppies already know how to...
CONKERS FOR GOALPOSTS
HARRY PEARSON    Book Number: 82231
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £0.63
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Here are the playground games we'll never forget like snowballing, playground fighting using your snake belt, tie or compass, hair pulling and ear grabbing, the Jimmy Hill, the V sign no scratch or...
SHAKESPEARE FLUSH WITH VERSE
MAJIC CREATIVE    Book Number: 82377
Published price: $7.95
Bibliophile price: £0.75
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A cheeky loo book of the Bard's famous lines considered from a rather unusual perspective. Rethink your Shakespeare over and over again as you sit on your own royal throne. Consider the curious s...
I CAN RESIST EVERYTHING EXCEPT TEMPTATION
COMPILED BY MARIA LEACH    Book Number: 82546
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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Sub-titled 'The Wicked Wit of Oscar Wilde' and with dedication page, this is a super gift book, loo book or bedside book. Two or three line witticisms, a timeline of Oscar Wilde's life, his wittic...
CRAP TOWNS RETURNS
SAM JORDISON & DAN KIERAN    Book Number: 76073
Published price: £10
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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Back by unpopular demand here is the genuinely rough guide to Britain, the Domesday Book of Misery! Morecambe, Liverpool and Hackney are in the 'not so crap' appendix where as Mayfair, Bradford, C...
VIZ: The Cleveland Steamer
VIZ COMIC    Book Number: 77510
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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The Cleveland Steamer (if you want to know - and trust us, you really don't - you can look it up in the inestimable Roger's Profanisaurus) is the next annual on from The Five Knuckle Shuffle (code ...
DICK VAN DYKE SHOW DVD
DICK VAN DYKE & M. TYLER MOORE    Book Number: 82846
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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Mary Tyler Moore stars as Dick van Dyke's lovely wife and is the perfect foil to his comedy style in this charming 1930s situation comedy. He is the challenged Dad and head writer of 'The Alan Bra...
THE WAY WE WERE: The British At Work
TIM GLYNNE-JONES    Book Number: 82040
Published price: £6.99
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From steeplejacks in flat caps scaling London's monuments to a floor full of women in Liverpool processing Pools coupons, these fabulous photographs bring to life the human side of Britain's ever-c...
DIARY OF A HAS-BEEN
WILLIAM HUMBLE    Book Number: 83360
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Let that inner sneery little voice in your head free to find its soulmate in the grouchy and irritable character of Arnold Appleforth. Join him as he begins to write his diary which gives his life...
CHRISTINA ALBERTA'S FATHER
H. G. WELLS    Book Number: 83472
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Karl Jung wrote to H. G. Wells that this was 'Surely one of the best books you have written.' Christina Alberta is a thoroughly modern young woman in the 1920s. Independence, short skirts, progre...
COMIC, CURIOUS AND QUIRKY
RONA LEVIN    Book Number: 83473
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Among the intriguingly exotic headlines from early 1900s newspapers include Hamming It Up at a Bald-Headed Club, Charity Fund Raiser Kissed Into Touch, Was This Lover Three Sheets to the Wind?, Rep...
SKETCHES OF YOUNG LADIES, YOUNG GENTLEMEN
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 83486
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When the publishers of Pickwick Papers, Chapman & Hall brought out anonymous 'Sketches of Young Ladies' in 1837, their resounding success prompted the 26 year old Charles Dickens to write the compa...
I THINK I CAN SEE WHERE YOU'RE GOING WRONG
EDITED BY MARC BURROWS    Book Number: 83658
Published price: £7.99
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Now with more gluten-free content, here are wise and witty comments from Guardian readers. The newspaper publishes more than 50,000 reader comments below the line and this is a miscellany of the b...
WHY WOULD ANYONE WANT TO SWING A CAT?
EDITED BY ANDY SIMPSON    Book Number: 83763
Published price: £9.99
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500 brilliant and sometimes daft questions from the Daily Mail's celebrated 'Answers to Correspondents' column. Tackles odd phrases and unusual statistics leading us to a fascinating rabbit warren...
WHEN WE WERE YOUNG: THE 1960s
TONY HUSBAND    Book Number: 83602
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The decade of change, beautifully observed in colour cartoons by the inimitable and super talented Tony Husband. You can see him in so many of these depictions of 1960s fashion and the new boutiqu...
MANNERS FOR MILLIONAIRES
BRUMMELL AND BEAU    Book Number: 83921
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Everyone knows how difficult it is to be rich. The servants are unreliable, the private golf course is in the wrong place and the swimming pool collects debris. First published in 1900, this char...
POCKET ENQUIRE WITHIN:
GEORGE ARMSTRONG    Book Number: 83933
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George Armstrong calls the past 'another country' yet, with this guide, we have the perfect companion to travel back in time to the domestic spheres of Victorian England. Filled with guidance for e...
PATENTLY SILLY: The Daftest Inventions Ever Devised
DANIEL WRIGHT    Book Number: 84039
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There is an old aphorism stating that necessity is the mother of invention, but after spending a few minutes with this one you will be wondering, "Who is the father?" These crazy creations have ea...
BRIT WIT: The Perfect Riposte for Every Social Occasion
SUSIE JONES    Book Number: 83088
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So many witticisms here that it's hard to know which to quote, though Erma Bombeck's 'Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth' must rank as a gem. Ripostes, insults, politics, cu...
HEATH ROBINSON MASTERPIECES OF ART
SUSAN GRANGE    Book Number: 83796
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The phrase "Heath Robinson contraption" is said to have been first used in the House of Commons before World War I, denoting a mechanical device "absurdly complicated in design and having a simple ...
PRIVATE EYE ANNUAL 2012
EDITED BY IAN HISLOP    Book Number: 84272
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Britain's most popular satirical organ goes from strength to strength and here we are thrilled to offer - at a price that Lord Gnome himself could not beat ? the 2012 Private Eye Annual. Events of ...
SERIOUSLY FUNNY AND OTHER OXYMORONS
SIMON BRETT    Book Number: 84314
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One of the undiscovered beauties of the English language, the Oxymoron is a 'figure of speech that juxtaposes elements that appear to be contradictory'. Fine examples would be Bitter Sweet, Defini...
SOMETHING NASTY IN THE SLUSHPILE
COMPILED BY SAMMY LOOKER    Book Number: 84315
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"I am enclosing some chapters of one of my tales for your perusal. The various storylines make it a story within a story with further layers of narrative curling ever inwards like a nautilus shell....
BORN IN THE 30s
TIM GLYNNE-JONES    Book Number: 83574
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A little girl leapfrogs over her friend, pigtails swinging in the air on the banks of the River Thames, watched by a small gaggle of children, bare legged on a cloudy typical British summer's day. ...
BORN IN THE 60s
TIM GLYNNE-JONES    Book Number: 83577
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The times they are a-changin'. The Ford Anglia, here seen with a tent pitched not just alongside but over the top of it, children having fun in the countryside, on the banks of the Thames, mending...
WHEN WE WERE YOUNG: THE 1940s
TONY HUSBAND    Book Number: 83600
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Our super talented cartoonist friend Tony Husband is quite a historian and we have three titles in a series covering the decades immediately after the Second World War. The early years of the 1940...
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