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Old 12-21-2012, 11:50 AM   #16
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If you are an outdoorsman or enjoy that type of thing.
Patrick F McManus has some very funny books filled with short stories. They are from articles he used to write in Field & Stream. Some of the stories would have me crying I would be laughing so hard.
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:29 PM   #17
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I laughed so much I got my boyfriend interested enough for him to read it. He did, and he laughed so much he woke me up several times

His other book I Suck at Girls I tried and it wasn't funny at all, had to drop it.

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Old 12-22-2012, 08:48 AM   #18
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Wodehouse is of course genius...

Douglas Adams died unfortunately after finally creating the perfect character for his writing... Dirk Gently, the Holistic Detective and the follow up, 'The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul'. Lovely funny stuff...

"It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression "As pretty as an airport." Airports are ugly. Some are very ugly. Some attain a degree of ugliness that can only be the result of a special effort. This ugliness arises because airports are full of people who are tired, cross, and have just discovered that their luggage has landed in Murmansk (Murmansk airport is the only exception of this otherwise infallible rule), and architects have on the whole tried to reflect this in their designs."
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Old 12-23-2012, 02:27 PM   #20
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Old 12-23-2012, 02:54 PM   #21
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I've been wanting to read this one for some time now, I have it on my Amazon wish list. I heard the last one by Eoin Colfer isn't funny.
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Some of Jean Shepherd's short stories are pretty funny. He wrote the short story that the film "A Christmas Story" is based on. There are several compilations.
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Reading anything by Tom Sharpe never fails to make me laugh out loud.
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I have a few favorites.

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Love Bill Bryson, didn't care for Tina Fey but for sheer hilarity, favorite book from last year was Jenny Lawson's autobiography. http://thebloggess.com/lets-pretend-...y-true-memoir/
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You mentioned A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson. I would say any of Bill Bryson's travel books. They are all hilarious.

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My current favorite is "I'm a Stranger Here Myself". I giggled and guffawed my way through it.
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