Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The Mammoth Book of Great British Humour by Michael Powell

A doorstopper of a collection of the very best of both contemporary and classic British wit and humour. From Monty Python's 'Nudge, nudge, wink, wink, say no more . . .' to Dan Antopolski's 'Hedgehogs. Why can't they just share the hedge?'. From George Bernard Shaw to Michael McIntyre, from Eric Morecombe to Omid Djalili, and from Oscar Wilde to Jimmy Carr, a side-splitting look at Britain, the British and life in general. Including these gems from Britain's finest comedians:I was delighted to learn that my friend's schadenfreude was not as satisfying as mine. Armando Iannucci.I went on a girls' night out recently. The invitation said 'dress to kill'. I went as Rose West. Zoe LyonsFor a while I was the perfect mother. Then the Pethidine wore off. Jenny Eclair.My girlfriend was complaining last night that I never listen to her. Or something like that. Jack Dee.Why do dogs always race to the door when the doorbell rings because it's hardly ever for them? Harry Hill.Arse-gravy of the very worst kind. Stephen Fry on The Da Vinci Code.You have to come up with this shit every year. Last week I just wrote "I still love you, see last year's card for full details." Michael McIntyre on Valentines Day.I went to the doctor and he said, 'You've got hypochondria.' I said, 'Not that as well!'Tim Vine.I have the body of an eighteen year old. I keep it in the fridge. Spike Milligan.When someone close to you dies, move seats. Peter Kay.My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him of course he could, so long as he didn't take it out of my garden. Eric Morecambe.My dad's dying wish was to have his family around him. I can't help thinking he would have been better off with more oxygen. Jimmy Carr.Eighty-two point six per cent of statistics are made up on the spot. Vic Reeves.A bird in the hand invariably shits on your wrist. Billy Connolly.Getting divorced isn't like a bereavement at all, because if he's died, I'd have had me mortgage paid, and I could've danced on his grave. Sarah Millican.My greatest hero is Nelson Mandela: incarcerated for 25 years, he was released in 1990, he's been out about 18 years now and he hasn't re-offended. Ricky Gervais.If you want to confuse a girl, buy her a pair of chocolate shoes. Milton Jones.Phil Collins is losing his hearing, making him the luckiest man at a Phil Collins Concert. Simon Amstell.We'll continue our investigation into the political beliefs of nudists. We've already noticed a definite swing to the left. Ronnie Barker.A guy walks into the psychiatrist wearing only Clingfilm for shorts. The psychiatrist says, "Well, I can clearly see your nuts. Tommy Cooper

Buy The Mammoth Book of Great British Humour by Michael Powell from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781849010535
ISBN-10: 1849010536
Format: Paperback
(132mm x 201mm x 39mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Robinson
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The Mammoth Book of Great British Humour by Michael Powell

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Mammoth Book of Great British Humour book by Michael Powell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Michael Powell

Michael Powell is an author and editor who has written many bestselling gift and comedy titles for both adults and children. He lives in Somerset.

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought The Mammoth Book of Great British Humour by Michael Powell also bought the following titles:

Books By Michael Powell

Games on Thrones by Michael Powell
Hardback, August 2015
$17.99 $19.99
Twenty to Make: Mini Cross Stitch by Michael Powell
Paperback, April 2013
$12.59 $13.99
Twenty to Make: Christmas Cross Stitch by Michael Powell
Paperback, July 2017
$12.59 $13.99
Musquito: Brutality and Exile by Michael Powell
Paperback, November 2016
$36.00 $40.00