Changi the Funny Side

Changi  the Funny Side

Series of recollections on humorous incidents in the lives of POWs in Changi Gaol, Thailand, during WWll.

Author: Slim De Grey

Publisher:

ISBN: 1875583025

Category: Changi (Singapore : Concentration camp)

Page: 203

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Series of recollections on humorous incidents in the lives of POWs in Changi Gaol, Thailand, during WWll. A light-hearted angle on a largely soul-destroying experience. Author is a comedian and songwriter, and was a member of the AIF Prisoners' Concert Party.
Categories: Changi (Singapore : Concentration camp)

The Funny Side

The Funny Side

Acknowledged classics of the genre are to be found alongside newer pieces, and the collection as a whole illustrates the great range to be found under the heading of 'humorous poetry'.

Author: Wendy Cope

Publisher:

ISBN: 0571196519

Category: Humorous poetry, English

Page: 159

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In The Funny Side Wendy Cope, herself one of the funniest poets now writing in English, has collected 101 of the poems that have most amused her. Acknowledged classics of the genre are to be found alongside newer pieces, and the collection as a whole illustrates the great range to be found under the heading of 'humorous poetry'.
Categories: Humorous poetry, English

The Funny Side of the United Kingdom

The Funny Side of the United Kingdom

Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,7, University of Osnabrück, course: British Life and Times, 21 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: If ...

Author: Theo Tebbe

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 9783640172177

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Page: 24

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Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,7, University of Osnabruck, course: British Life and Times, 21 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: If people who are living outside the United Kingdom are asked to characterise British humour, many of them will probably mention the jokes of one of the Monty Python series or maybe famous quotes from the British sitcom Fawlty Towers; and if you ask these people which person they would associate with the shows, the answer will probably be: John Cleese. He is well known in nearly all European countries and even in the United States. But how did he become that famous or maybe even a label for today's view on English humour? In my research paper I want to point out Cleese's significance for British Comedy and humour. At first, I would like to give a general definition of the term and at the same time look at different types of humour in order to investigate why people start grinning or laughing in certain situations. I will present some criteria which can detect different types of humour and consider humour on phonological and syntactical levels. Then I want to work out if there is a special concept of humour in the United Kingdom and if this humour even characterises the British culture. In a next step I will compare the stereotypical concept of British and German humour to show that they are at least rated as being contradictory. After I have shown some typical styles and techniques of the British humour, my central focus will be on John Cleese. I want to give an overview of his life and introduce people who are close to him or supported him in his career. In doing so I will also concentrate on his major achievements: e.g. Monty Python's Flying Circus and their films and Fawlty Towers. Their popularity throughout the world is really remarkable and shows that Cleese and his friends possibly managed to broadcast a new sense of humour. I wi"
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Still With It

Still With It

In this appealing guide, Buckman distills over 200 A-to-Z topics into sage wisdom, such as: “Secrets are not all that safe when we grow forgetful about who we’re not supposed to share them with.” And, “Respect should be accorded us ...

Author: Peter Buckman

Publisher: The Experiment

ISBN: 9781615195978

Category: Self-Help

Page: 226

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A heartfelt and humorous A to Z companion to growing older, filled with the unfiltered opinions and preoccupations of seniors today. When do we become “senior?” At age sixty? At retirement? Or the moment we can’t do something that was previously simple? While there are endless books on “staying young,” there are precious few on embracing your age. Enter brilliant new aphorist Peter Buckman! In this appealing guide, Buckman distills over 200 A-to-Z topics into sage wisdom, such as: “Secrets are not all that safe when we grow forgetful about who we’re not supposed to share them with.” And, “Respect should be accorded us for our sheer survival, if not for our achievements!” Wry and revealing, Still With It! thoroughly examines the preoccupations of today’s seniors, and encourages readers of all ages to view elders in a brighter light: not just older, but also most certainly wiser. “An A to Z of advice, confession, wisdom, humor, compassion, and self-mockery. Keep it bedside and read its contents in the mornings before facing yet another day of aging.” —Sir Patrick Stewart
Categories: Self-Help

The Funny Side of Tennis

The Funny Side of Tennis

The tennis cartoons of 11 cartoonists, including Bil Keane, creator of "The Family Circus," and Charles M. Schulz, creator of "Peanuts," are featured in this volume--proof that vigorous exercise and humor are powerful weapons in the never ...

Author: Cal Samra

Publisher:

ISBN: 0933453027

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 101

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The tennis cartoons of 11 cartoonists, including Bil Keane, creator of "The Family Circus," and Charles M. Schulz, creator of "Peanuts," are featured in this volume--proof that vigorous exercise and humor are powerful weapons in the never-ending battle against obesity and depression.
Categories: Health & Fitness

The Funny Side

The Funny Side

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: 0590491105

Category: Children's literature

Page: 128

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Categories: Children's literature

The Funny Side of Texas

The Funny Side of Texas

Noted humorist Ellis Posey and artist John Johnson make readers chuckle, snort, and smile as they travel across the Lone Star State reminding us again that people are funnier than anybody.

Author: Ellis Posey

Publisher: Taylor Pub

ISBN: 1556223234

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 112

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A celebration of that special sense of humor Texans have developed to survive the bad times and help make the good times even better.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Funny Side of Faith

The Funny Side of Faith

Author: Murray Watts

Publisher: Harvest House Pub

ISBN: 0890819521

Category: Faith

Page: 128

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Categories: Faith

Behind The Badge

Behind The Badge

There is a funny side to law enforcement, that, maybe no one ever sees. These stories are all true and set forth for enjoyment.

Author: Harry D. Penny, Jr.

Publisher: Angelic Encounters Incorporated

ISBN: 0939040476

Category: Humor

Page: 316

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Harry wrote of his memories of his law enforcement years in a humorous fashion, memories he would like to share with all of us. There is a funny side to law enforcement, that, maybe no one ever sees. These stories are all true and set forth for enjoyment.
Categories: Humor

Funny Side of 60s

Funny Side of 60s

Author: Jed Pascoe

Publisher:

ISBN: 1874125252

Category: English wit and humor, Pictorial

Page: 64

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Categories: English wit and humor, Pictorial

Keep the Funny Side Up

Keep the Funny Side Up

Author: Tony Grogan

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4145258

Category: South Africa

Page: 80

View: 552

Categories: South Africa

Funny Side of Autism

Funny Side of Autism

However, those excessively literal interpretations can give rise to many funny moments. Those unintentionally hilarious experiences are the focus of this book. Her goal in writing this book is twofold.

Author: Lisa Masters

Publisher: Inkwell Productions

ISBN: 9780978620295

Category: Autism

Page: 148

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Categories: Autism

The Funny Side of Sports

The Funny Side of Sports

Author: Michael J. Pellowski

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 0806938927

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

View: 302

Sports are full of funny people who say sidesplitting things, mostly without meaning to. Enjoy hundreds of the biggest laughs in sports with this collection that features the stars and the misfits of baseball, football, basketball, hockey, and all the other places where zany things happen in the name of competition. 96 pages, 25 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The Funny Side of Contracting

The Funny Side of Contracting

Over the years of being in my own construction business, I have come across many unusual circumstances.

Author: Arthur C Porcaro

Publisher:

ISBN: 1645843092

Category: Humor

Page: 84

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Over the years of being in my own construction business, I have come across many unusual circumstances. Unusual might be putting it lightly. I think bizarre would be a better word to describe my experiences with the many people I have come across. In passing, I would sometimes mention some of the incidents to my friends and relatives, and their reactions were always the same. They would downright laugh hysterically and, most of the time, tell me to write a book about it. Well, I have given much thought to the clients I have encountered throughout the years, as well as the persons I have employed over the years I have been in business. I always come to the same conclusion. Most of my encounters with people while running my business have been, to the best of my knowledge, downright crazy, eccentric, and even on another planet. So I say to you, the reader, read at your own risk because you can't make this stuff up!
Categories: Humor