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    Default The best one liners from the Edinborough Fringe Festival.

    The top 15 funniest jokes from the Fringe
    1. "I'm not a fan of the new pound coin, but then again, I hate all change" - Ken Cheng
    2. "Trump's nothing like Hitler. There's no way he could write a book" - Frankie Boyle
    3. "I've given up asking rhetorical questions. What's the point?" - Alexei Sayle
    4. "I'm looking for the girl next door type. I'm just gonna keep moving house till I find her" - Lew Fitz
    5. "I like to imagine the guy who invented the umbrella was going to call it the 'brella'. But he hesitated" - Andy Field
    6. "Combine Harvesters. And you'll have a really big restaurant" - Mark Simmons
    7. "I'm rubbish with names. It's not my fault, it's a condition. There's a name for it..." - Jimeoin
    8. "I have two boys, 5 and 6. We're no good at naming things in our house" - Ed Byrne
    9. "I wasn't particularly close to my dad before he died... which was lucky, because he trod on a land mine" - Olaf Falafel
    10. "Whenever someone says, 'I don't believe in coincidences.' I say, 'Oh my God, me neither!"' - Alasdair Beckett-King
    11. "A friend tricked me into going to Wimbledon by telling me it was a men's singles event" - Angela Barnes
    12. "As a vegan, I think people who sell meat are disgusting; but apparently people who sell fruit and veg are grocer" - Adele Cliff
    13. "For me dying is a lot like going camping. I don't want to do it" - Phil Wang
    14. "I wonder how many chameleons snuck onto the Ark" - Adam Hess
    15. "I went to a Pretenders gig. It was a tribute act" - Tim Vine


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    Default Re: The best one liners from the Edinborough Fringe Festival.

    Good job, John...
    grebe will be proud of you!

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    Default Re: The best one liners from the Edinborough Fringe Festival.

    Edinburgh


    Really.
    Someday, I'm going to settle down and be a grumpy old man.

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    Default Re: The best one liners from the Edinborough Fringe Festival.

    Quote Originally Posted by Glen Longino View Post
    Good job, John...
    grebe will be proud of you!
    Not hard, nope not at all........ thanks for the emoji Glen
    Quote Originally Posted by George Jung View Post
    Don't under-estimate Jack. He's purty damned talented

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    Default Re: The best one liners from the Edinborough Fringe Festival.

    Stolen and posted elsewhere, thanks John.
    '' You ain't gonna learn what you don't want to know. ''
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    Default Re: The best one liners from the Edinborough Fringe Festival.

    Nice to see Alexei Sayle is still at it.

    What are you doing about it?




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    Default Re: The best one liners from the Edinborough Fringe Festival.

    From the Sunday Times article about political satire at Edinburgh a couple of days ago and like a few of the above,not strictly a one-liner.

    "Isn't it funny how a 38% approval rating as a president isn't that bad...but its absolutely catastrophic if you're an ebay seller " Darren Herriott

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    Default Re: The best one liners from the Edinborough Fringe Festival.

    Oh My God, I can't stop laughing!!
    Thanks for that, it just hit the spot!

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