The Wit and Wisdom of the North

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9780091932879: The Wit and Wisdom of the North

'All right, for them that likes laughing' -- the first and ultimate book of northern wit and wisdom, from the bestselling author of Great British Wit and The Funniest Thing You Never Said.
     Ey up, it's not only footie, pints and pies that are better up north -- the humour also takes some beating. Whether it's comics like Peter Kay, Les Dawson and Victoria Wood, telly shows like Corrie and Open All Hours, or writers like Alan Bennett and Keith Waterhouse, the funniest and best-loved invariably hail from the land of perpetual drizzle (another thing they do better).

     This grand collection of northern wit is packed with these favourites and more. Likely lads and lippy lasses cast a wry eye on subjects close to the heart of every northerner, including -- brass, grub, graft, courting, cricket, tittle-tattle and t'weather -- adding up to a feast of northern hilarity.

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Ey up, it's not only footie, pints and pies that are better up north—the humor also takes some beating. Whether it's comics like Peter Kay, Les Dawson and Victoria Wood; telly shows like Corrie and Open All Hours; or writers like Alan Bennett and Keith Waterhouse; the funniest and best-loved invariably hail from the land of perpetual drizzle (another thing they do better). This grand collection of northern wit is packed with these favorites and more. Likely lads and lippy lasses cast a wry eye on subjects close to the heart of every northerner, including—brass, grub, graft, courting, cricket, tittle-tattle and t'weather—adding up to a feast of northern hilarity.

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Born and raised in the North, ROSEMARIE JARSKI's bestselling humorous quotation books include The Funniest Thing You Never Said, Great British Wit and A Word from the Wise.

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