Letters from a Nut by Ted L. Nancy
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Letters from a Nut
By Ted L. Nancy

Letters from a Nut

With an Introduction by Jerry Seinfeld

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Letters from a Nut by Ted L. Nancy

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Spoof letter writing has a long history from Lazlo Toth to Henry Root but nothing can prepare you for the uniquely surreal and endearing world of Ted L Nancy. A kind of Trigger Happy correspondence, his innocent requests, queries, complaints, demands and suggestions to hotels, airlines, multi-national corporations, local government and department stores are so absurd it is amazing they fool anyone - but often the deadpan responses are even more hilarious. Ted wants to know if he can graft his big toe onto his nose, why his wife left him while he was in a coma for another man in a coma, and if he can consummate his marriage in the administrative office of the chapel. He writes to hotels telling them he eats his mattress. He writes to casinos to ask if his band the 'Fat Beatles' can perform and if he can stay in their hotel dressed as a bladder. Utterly addictive and wet-yourself-in-a-public-place funny: Dear Business Permits Dept: I want to apply for a business permit in your fine city...I operate the SOUP & SLEEP RESTAURANTS. You can either order soup or sleep. A hostess will greet you and you would say, "I'd like to sleep." She will lead you to a table where you can catch a few winks. Dear Helena Ocean & Dog Licensing Dept: I will stage the play "MARK TWAIN WITH TOURETTE'S SYNDROME."...Let me know what arrangements I need to make to store my anchovy tank at your seaport. Thank you. I await large crowds.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091895365
ISBN-10: 0091895367
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 153mm x 13mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Ted L. Nancy

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Ted L Nancy continues his gently surreal correspondence with the great and the good. His hilarious and bizarre letters - as before with unusual queries, complaints and requests - not only manage to fool many recipients into starchy and strait-laced answers but in some cases elicit equally hilarious, tongue-in-cheek replies.

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Author Biography - Ted L. Nancy

Jerry Seinfeld is the multi Emmy Award-winning US comedian and star of Seinfeld - America's most popular TV show for a decade which gained regular 30-million plus viewing figures. Nobody, not even Jerry, knows who Ted L Nancy is.

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