Top 10 Funniest Books According to the British

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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:40 pm

I thought that too..................... but was too polite to post it! :wink:
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Postby poohcarrot » Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:51 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:I thought that too..................... but was too polite to post it! :wink:

Bouncy Castle wrote:Yes honey, but you only know 2 people! :wink:

Too polite my bottom! :lol:
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Postby pip » Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:55 pm

I did shed a tear Pooh :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Oct 12, 2010 2:00 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Out of that list in the OP, I've only read HHGTGGalaxy and Wilt.
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Re: Top 10 Funniest Books According to the British

Postby Dotsie » Tue Oct 12, 2010 3:50 pm

raisindot wrote: The one I quibble most with is "Lucky Jim." Frankly, I've ever quite discovered why this is considered to be such a comic classic. To me it isn't funny at all. Just more dreary academic 'humor.'

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By coincidence, I'm reading this now for reading group. It is funny! Maybe it's funnier to me because I work in a university (academics can be funny too, you know :P )
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Postby raisindot » Tue Oct 12, 2010 5:10 pm

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raisindot wrote:The author, John Kennedy O'Toole, committed suicide before it was published. I thoroughly recommend it.

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:shock: What? :shock: Suicide? :shock:


Oh yes. I've recommended it to many people. Starting with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Donald Trump, Paris Hilton and the Kardashians. Unfortunately, they don't listen.

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Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:55 am

Oh please god, let the Kardashians and Paris Hilton listen.
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Postby pip » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:56 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:Oh please god, let the Kardashians and Paris Hilton listen.


I think they'd screw it up anyway
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Postby deldaisy » Wed Oct 13, 2010 4:20 pm

poohcarrot wrote:
raisindot wrote:The author, John Kennedy O'Toole, committed suicide before it was published. I thoroughly recommend it.

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:shock: What? :shock: Suicide? :shock:

Hahahahahahaha :D :D
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Postby CJDobs » Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:29 pm

Ooh what a terrible list . . . . not sure the british sense of humour is represented here at all. . . . :?

Mind you, I'm really a hollywood brit in disguise in that I talk like Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins and really do think England is just like the set of Harry Potter :shock:

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