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The Mammoth Book of Humor

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More than 10,000 stories and jokes, limericks and one-liners, put-downs and puns in the ultimate, most comprehensive compendium of humor ever compiled. From boners and groaners to classic shaggy-dog stories and jokes for roasts and toasts, virtually every form of verbal humor on a whole raft of topics is represented in this not totally politically correct but always devilishly diverting collection of ticklers and howlers for any occasion. Humorous quotations, epigrams and epitaphs, newspaper misprints, misleading headlines ("MAGISTRATES MAY ACT ON INDECENT SHOWS"), limericks, puns, and the darnedest things said by kids ("a fjord is a Scandinavian car") also appear among the volume's ten thousand entries, which are arranged by category and fully indexed by subject. This format makes the book an easily accessible as well as invaluable companion to speech-makers for events great and small. So it is that The Mammoth Book of Humor meets the needs of both the maiden aunt looking for a wholesome joke to relate at a golden wedding anniversary and the best man who needs a blue one for the bachelor party. The volume even offers would-be wolves on the prowl pick-up lines-at the same time that it provides some snappy comebacks and a few ribald ripostes for the reluctant or disinterested prey. Waggish, witty, wisecracking, or whimsical, the humor is as various as it is vigorous on every page of this endlessly entertaining collection.

Synopsis:

More than 10,000 stories, jokes, limericks, one-liners, and puns are collected in this ultimate, most comprehensive compendium of humor ever compiled.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786707836
Author:
Tibballs, Geoff
Publisher:
Running Press
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Wit and humor
Subject:
Humor
Subject:
General Humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Mammoth Book of
Series Volume:
90-14
Publication Date:
20000912
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.13 in 15.5 oz

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