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What's So &%#@ Funny ? (Humor and How it Gets That Way)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The sixteen chapters of this friendly, relaxed book address topics, rather than follow a chronological form. It's fun to skip from one line of thought to an entirely unrelated topic. The book examines the adventures and fun humor has gone through over time. We snoop on knights and movie stars and kids with their parents and college professors and a whole world so we can enjoy the variety of humor!
No Shit Sherlock
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,810. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Personal observations and rants simmered in satire, basted in truth and served on a bed of blanched cynicism. If we can't make fun of ourselves, just who can we make fun of? That's a rhetorical question of course, stated to test your qualifications before reading this book.
Un Correttore a Roma
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Price: Free! Words: 33,840. Language: Italian. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'autore, nato a Roma a "Ponte Mollo" nel 1930 (l'attuale Ponte Milvio), e cresciuto nell’ambiente popolare durante il fascismo, con vari episodi gustosi, riesce a comunicare al lettore l’odore e il sapore delle storie di un intero quartiere. Lasciati gli studi ha iniziato a lavorare per Paese Sera come correttore di bozze. Ci racconta dell'entourage comunista un po' snob, e dei compagni popolari.
Eating Guinness Cake. A Bill and Sarah Giles Travel Guide to Ireland. Adventure Guides. (1)
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Price: $3.55 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This travel guide by Bill and Sarah Giles covers Ireland's famous sites and also tells you a little about the history, people and customs of Ireland. This will help you plan your trip. We also relate some of our adventures whilst travelling in Ireland and hope they give you the impetus to book your own trip.... it certainly is a fun destination.
Better Dating Thought Engineering
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
How to find lasting love if you're a woman over 45 years old. It's possible; it just takes some work. And it's fun!
Philosophy: A Commonplace Book
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This commonplace book (a book in which extracts are organised for personal use), compiled by Gerald Dworkin, collects aphorisms, jests, put-downs, jokes, epigrams, apercus, and longer (but shortish) reflections, definitions, meta-philosophical observations, insights and words of wisdom from, and about, philosophy and philosophers.
Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Wigeon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As Robin Skone-Palmer approached the mansion on Rockingham Avenue, she didn’t know what to expect. “Ask for Phyllis Diller,” the employment agent had said. Curious as much as nervous, she studied the beautiful house. Three-and-a-half hours later, she walked away wondering if she’d just stepped into Alice’s Wonderland. Join Robin as she recalls her days as personal secretary for the comedienne.
Oklahoma Almanac of Facts & Humor: Part 2 - Okarche to Zafra
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,700. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This EBook is Part 2 containing facts about the state of Oklahoma. Part 2 covers Okarche to Zafra. It is not your grandpa's boring history book. Part 2 continues telling the unique stories of 148 towns, including those which are a county seat in one of Oklahoma's 77 counties. He includes photos, prominent people and humorous stories. Be sure to download both Part 1 & Part 2.
Oklahoma Almanac of Facts & Humor: Part 1 - Achille to Nowata
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,460. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This EBook is Part 1 of 2 containing facts about the state of Oklahoma. Part 1 covers Achille to Nowata. It is not your grandpa's boring history book. The author starts by telling the unique stories of 148 towns, including those which are a county seat in one of Oklahoma's 77 counties. He includes photos,prominent people and humorous stories. Be sure to download both Part 1 & Part 2.
Just When I Thought I'd Heard Everything!
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Homina Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Humorous observations on life in America from the actor, author, director, playwright, radio & tv talk show host Charles Grodin. "A first rate storyteller" New York Times "A Natural Born Raconteur" Newsweek - A perfect Father's Day gift!
Watch Out For The Hedgehog
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Four years of hilarious kids’ quotes from the ESL classroom in South Korea.
Silence: My Worst Stand-Up Comedy Performances and Experiences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Silence: My Worst Stand-Up Comedy Performances and Experiences chronicles Tim Boyle's most cringe worthy stories about the times when things in his comedy career didn't go as planned. Honest, mean-spirited, and sometimes embarrassingly sad, this collection of stories is about one man's failed attempt at bringing joy to the world through laughter. Who said the pain of others can’t be funny?
American Humor, Slang and Expressions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
'If we can't laugh at ourselves, who can we laugh at?' is the theme of this book. So we laugh at America and the Americans. Here is a tossed salad of unique American humor, slang and expressions, about 6000 strong. Nobody, including God Himself, is immune to our humor. Us mortals are mere fodder. This salad is sprinkled with megabucks and our indifference to it.
On Behalf of the Committee: A History of Northern Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 252,640. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
It's a comedy fact. From Industrial Revolution to digital era - via music hall, radio, Variety, television, clubland & cinema - northern-born comedians have been at the heart of British popular culture. This witty and informative history investigates why that should be so, while celebrating some of Britain's best-loved funny folk from George Formby to Les Dawson to to Peter Kay
The Sea Before Breakfast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
the sea before breakfast, set on an orkney island, based on the author’s first teaching post, as headteacher of an eight children school. Put a naïve, enthusiastic, clueless, idealistic 25 year old, determined to have a go at everything, into a small community, for a line-up of humorous disasters, in which teacher is the one on the steepest learning curve.
Second Row American Rugby
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Price: Free! Words: 47,120. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
Second Row is a story of a man trying to become a writer and at the same time learning the complex sport of rugby.
Chimpanzees in Dungarees (Illustrated Version)
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Series: Disappearing Things, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Babies Called Keith, Shellsuits, Reliant Robins, Tripe, No Smoking Areas, Knitting, Streetwise Dogs, The Deferential Working Class... Chimpanzees in Dungarees has more than ninety such disappearing things. Part satire, part nostalgia, part autobiography, part social commentary, this book has been written with one sole objective. To take the proverbial and have a laugh. Or is that two objectives?
L-M-A-O Joke Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
150 Clean jokes that are truly worth laughing at. Not just another joke book filled with stupid humor, but really funny jokes. You will laugh your ass off when you read "LMAO Joke Book". The best part is that these jokes are all Clean Jokes that I would not be ashamed to tell my own Mother! So kick back and be ready to giggle, chuckle and laugh.
Adventures of a Southern Girl
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Adventures of a Southern Girl, is a collection of short stories and musings written by a southern girl who has traveled. Most of the short stories are humorous, some are miraculous. All are adventurous. Some stories may even qualify as public service announcements. These stories are relayed in such a way as to keep their southern flavor.
Create, Then Take a Break: 250 Miscellaneous Anecdotes and Stories
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about various creative activities. A sample: Corey Ford’s writings were widely plagiarized—especially his short humorous piece “How to Guess Your Age.” Whenever this happened, Mr. Ford would sue, winning every case. He once said about his lawsuits, “I find this a much easier way to make a living than by writing.”