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The Crack - The Best of Glasgow Humour - cover

The Crack - The Best of Glasgow Humour

Michael Munro

Publisher: Birlinn

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A compendium of the Scottish city’s wit, wisdom, and wisecracks: “This book's a stoatybumber, so it is.” —Scots Magazine Humour is one of the cornerstones of Glasgow life. A look at the history of popular entertainment in the city shows that Glasgow has always enjoyed a good laugh, and the homegrown variety best of all. In this new and expanded edition of his bestselling book, Michael Munro has produced a hilarious compendium of the wit and wisdom of Glasgow. While many of the jokes and stories are classics that continue to amuse today, either in their original form or updated to reflect contemporary tastes and preoccupations, The Crack also includes a huge amount of material that will be new to many. No subject, sacred or profane, is safe from scrutiny—and the Glasgow tongue respects no bounds of taste.

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