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Jokes & Riddles

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  • Literary Miscellany

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Literature

    by Alex Palmer

    series Books of Miscellany
    Wouldn’t it be great to be a fly on the wall as the great writers took pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard)? While reading this work, you’ll be just that. Here are behind-the-book stories and facts about authors, publishing and everything literary that will entertain both casual and serious readers. Among the questions asked and answered: When Did Literature Finally Get Sexy? Is Coffee or Opium ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Fabulosa!

    The Story of Polari, Britain's Secret Gay Language

    by Paul Baker

    A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year“Richly evocative and entertaining.”—Guardian“An essential book for anyone who wants to Polari bona!”—Attitude“Exuberant, richly detailed. . . . A delightful read.”—TatlerPolari is a language that was used chiefly by gay men in the first half of the twentieth century. It offered its speakers a degree of public ca... ... Read more

    $14.99 CAD

  • Riddles

    The big book of riddles for clever kids

    by Tony Finch

    RIDDLESThis book contains over 100 carefully picked, fun, and challenging riddles for kids of all ages. These riddles are perfect for the whole family and will keep you entertained for hours!This book is split into two sections:- The first section contains all of the riddles.- The second section contains all of the answers.All of the riddles are all numbered, so you can easily flip between the ... Read more

    $2.99 CAD

  • Creativity

    A Short and Cheerful Guide

    by John Cleese

    "Many people have written about creativity, but although they were very, very clever, they weren't actually creative. I like to think I'm writing about it from the inside." --John CleeseCreativity is usually regarded as a mysterious, rare gift that only a few possess. John Cleese begs to differ, and in this short, immensely practical, and often very amusing guide he shows it's a skill that anyone ... Read more

    $9.99 CAD

  • Tales from an Irish Barber Shop

    Short Back and Sides

    by Peter Quinn

    There is something about barber shop conversations that sets them apart from the usual small talk.These exchanges are enjoyed on both sides of the chair. Here is a range of stories from funny to eye opening.Peter Quinn is a Dublin barber with a keen ear for a good story. This quirky collection of exchanges with his customers range from funny to eye opening, covering everything from the weather and ... Read more

    $1.49 CAD

  • The Ultimate Book of Jewish Jokes

    by David Minkoff

    This is, quite simply, the most comprehensive collection of Jewish jokes, ever! The author has sourced over 1000 jokes and witty anecdotes that will have your sides splitting. With topics ranging from Rabbis to relationships; hairdressers to honeymoons; Bar Mitzvahs to bodybuilders; and from shopping, dating and in-laws to miracles, Viagra and chutzpah - and you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy ... Read more

    $6.29 CAD

  • Stupid Texas: Idiots in the Lone Star State

    Idiots in the Lone Star State

    by Leland Gregory

    series Stupid History #6
    New York Times best-selling author Leland Gregory is definitely messing with Texas in his book Stupid Texas.This time, Leland--who has so entertainingly highlighted humanity's stupidity in the areas of crime, business, love, politics, cruelty, and history--collects evidence to prove the widespread belief that deep in the heart of Texans lies an extraordinary capacity for absurdity. Culled from ... Read more

    $9.89 CAD

  • Away with Words

    An Irreverent Tour Through the World of Pun Competitions

    by Joe Berkowitz

    Fast Company reporter Joe Berkowitz investigates the bizarre and hilarious world of pun competitions from the Punderdome 3000 in Brooklyn to the World competition in Austin.When Joe Berkowitz witnessed his first Punderdome competition, it felt wrong in the best way. Something impossible seemed to be happening. The kinds of jokes we learn to repress through social conditioning were not only being ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • The Official Social Distancing Joke Book; These Jokes Will Keep People Six (or More) Feet Away

    by Rob Loughran

    The Official Social Distancing Joke Book is 130,000 words of filth and bad taste. Just what Americans need to maintain and preserve the crucial six foot haloes that will save our Republic. Don't let Washington, Mason, Jay, Hamilton, Jefferson, and Oprah down. You need these jokes to maintain our Social Distancing. ... Read more

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  • World's Best 90 Second Jokes

    For Kobo lovers of long jokes

    by Marcus Lindley

    If you have the patience, and like long jokes, this book is full of ones that take around 90 seconds each to read. So if you're good at remembering jokes, and telling jokes at parties, then this book is for you. It is full of the world's best long jokes. Three random examples are: A blonde called Tracey appeared on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire... Regis: "Tracey, you've done very well so far - ... Read more

    $6.02 CAD

  • Born on a Rotten Day

    Illuminating and Coping with the Dark Side of the Zodiac

    by Hazel Dixon-Cooper

    In this wickedly funny guide, professional astrologer Hazel Dixon-Cooper casts off sugar-coated astrology in favor of exploring the maladjusted side of the universe. If you want the inside scoop, the real deal, the lowdown on each sun sign, then look no further.It's time to forget those traditional astrology books where Sagittarians are gregarious, Capricorns are ambitious, and Pisceans are ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • 101 Amazing Animal Jokes

    by Jack Goldstein

    Jack Goldstein blasts his humour cannon at you in this side-splitting collection of 101 amazing jokes about animals. Organised into categories such as farm animals, cats and dogs, horses and even dinosaurs, budding comedians will have an animal joke for every occasion. Did you hear about the horse with the negative attitude? She always said Neigh! ... Read more

    $3.98 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Irish Crackers

    by John Barry

    This is a collection of my favourite funny stories that I have heard over the years. Some include real persons and you know who you are…I have always enjoyed laughing and when I hear a good yarn I try to remember it and now hope to share my funniest stories through this book. ... Read more

    $3.61 CAD

  • The Dictionary of Clichés

    A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes

    by Christine Ammer

    The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Clichés features more than four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Author Christine Ammer explores the phrases and terms that enliven our language and uncovers expressions that have long been considered dead. With each entry, she includes a thorough definition, origin of the term, and an ... Read more

    $18.99 CAD

  • This Is a Book

    by Demetri Martin

    From the renowned comedian, creator, star and executive producer/multiple title-holder of Comedy Central's Important Things with Demetri Martin comes a bold, original, and rectangular kind of humor book.Demetri's first literary foray features longer-form essays and conceptual pieces (such as Protagonists' Hospital, a melodrama about the clinic doctors who treat only the flesh wounds and minor head ... Read more

    $2.99 CAD

  • Holy Cow!

    Doggerel, Catnaps, Scapegoats, Foxtrots, and Horse Feathers—Splendid Animal Words and Phrases

    by Boze Hadleigh

    We love animals but insult humans by calling them everything from weasels or pigs to sheep, mice, chickens, sharks, snakes, and bird-brains. Animal epithets, words, and phrases are so widespread we often take them for granted or remain ignorant of the fascinating stories and facts behind them.Spanning the entire animal kingdom, Holy Cow! explains:Why hot dogs are named after canines. Why people ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • The Snark Handbook: Insult Edition

    Comebacks, Taunts, and Effronteries

    by Lawrence Dorfman

    series Snark Series
    The bestselling book on the art of the insult is back and it’s more blasphemous than ever. Author and snark connoisseur Lawrence Dorfman does his absolute worst, dishing out hundreds of clever insults for all situations and occasions. From careful instructions on how and when to throw a verbal punch to an expertly curated collection of the best insults in history, this uproarious little book has ... Read more

    $12.99 CAD

  • The Sarcasm Handbook

    by Lawrence Dorfman and 1 more

    From the author of the bestselling Snark series comes the premiere guide to satire, sneering, jeering, and mockery in their finest forms. A surviving knight of many a verbal joust, Larry Dorfman has become an expert at backhanded sass and cathartic banter.Featuring life lessons from the master himself, as well as quotes and quips by some of history’s sarcastic greats, The Sarcasm Handbook teaches ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Eats, Shoots & Leaves

    The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

    by Lynne Truss

    We all know the basics of punctuation. Or do we? A look at most neighborhood signage tells a different story. Through sloppy usage and low standards on the internet, in email, and now text messages, we have made proper punctuation an endangered species. In Eats, Shoots & Leaves, former editor Lynne Truss dares to say, in her delightfully urbane, witty, and very English way, that it is time to look ... Read more

    $14.99 CAD

  • Dad Jokes

    More Than 400 Unbearable, Groan-Inducing One-Liners Sure to Make You the Deadliest Dad With a Pun

    by Joe Kerz

    Have you ever noticed when you’re out to dinner and your dad takes it upon himself to antagonize your server with a lame joke? Has he ever made a pun that made everyone at a family gathering roll their eyes? Has he ever made a corny comment about things simply lying around the house? If you answered “yes” to any of the following, you’re not alone. Dad jokes are at the center of all dad ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • Fifty Shades of Mr. Darcy

    by William Codpiece Thwackery

    A titillating mashup of an erotic bestseller and a romantic classic, peppered with puns, this eBook is sure to satisfy those who love Fifty Shades of Grey and Pride and Prejudice!When Mr. Elliot Bingley comes to court Lizzy Bennet’s sister, she meets his mysterious, grey-eyed friend, a Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy. It takes only one meeting before Lizzy is lured into Darcy’s secret world of lascivious ... Read more

    $4.99 CAD

  • 5,000 Sidesplitting Jokes and One-Liners

    by Grant Tucker

    “I’ll never forget the words my granddad said before he kicked the bucket. He said ‘Grandson, watch how far I can kick this bucket.’”“The key to any marriage is spontaneity. You’ve got to be ready to leave at any time.”Bringing together some of the funniest, wittiest, and most cutting jokes the world over, Grant Tucker’s volume is the definitive collection of the quips comedians call “one-liners.” ... Read more

    $14.99 CAD

  • Egghead

    Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone

    by Bo Burnham

    A strange and charming collection of hilariously absurd poetry, writing, and illustration from one of today's most popular young comedians?ĶBo Burnham was a precocious teenager living in his parents' attic when he started posting material on YouTube. 100 million people viewed those videos, turning Bo into an online sensation with a huge and dedicated following. Bo taped his first of two Comedy ... Read more

    $3.99 CAD

  • Abused, Confused, and Misused Words

    A Writer's Guide to Usage, Spelling, Grammar, and Sentence Structure

    by Mary Embree

    Have you been putting bullion in your soup? Is incorrect spelling starting to have a negative affect on your term papers? Do you wonder what someone is inferring when they tell you to pick up a dictionary? These are just a few of the commonly misunderstood words discussed and explained in Abused, Confused, and Misused Words, an entertaining and informative look at the ever-changing nature of the ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD