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Old 08-24-2009, 07:16 AM   #1
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Top 10 jokes at this year's Edinburgh Festival

The funniest jokes at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival have been judged to be:


1) Dan Antopolski - "Hedgehogs - why can't they just share the hedge?"

2) Paddy Lennox - "I was watching the London Marathon and saw one runner dressed as a chicken and another runner dressed as an egg. I thought: 'This could be interesting'."

3) Sarah Millican - "I had my boobs measured and bought a new bra. Now I call them Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes because they're up where they belong."

4) Zoe Lyons - "I went on a girls' night out recently. The invitation said 'dress to kill'. I went as Rose West."

5) Jack Whitehall - "I'm sure wherever my dad is; he's looking down on us. He's not dead, just very condescending."

6) Adam Hills - "Going to Starbucks for coffee is like going to prison for sex. You know you're going to get it, but it's going to be rough."

7) Marcus Brigstocke - "To the people who've got iPhones: you just bought one, you didn't invent it!"

8) Rhod Gilbert - "A spa hotel? It's like a normal hotel, only in reception there's a picture of a pebble."

9) Dan Antopolski - "I've been reading the news about there being a civil war in Madagascar. Well, I've seen it six times and there isn't."

10) Simon Brodkin (as Lee Nelson) - "I started so many fights at my school - I had that attention-deficit disorder. So I didn't finish a lot of them."

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/...st/8216991.stm
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Old 08-24-2009, 07:19 AM   #2
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The funniest jokes at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival have been judged to be:


1) Dan Antopolski - "Hedgehogs - why can't they just share the hedge?"
*groan*

All of them were more or less groanworthy, but that one took the ball and ran all the way with it....
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i'm groaning along with slite.

(but seriously, why CAN'T they just share the hedge ???)
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i'm groaning along with slite.

(but seriously, why CAN'T they just share the hedge ???)
Cause then they would be called hedgeshares.... Which doesnt really sound as good
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Cause then they would be called hedgeshares.... Which doesnt really sound as good
oh, well when you put it that way...
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oh, well when you put it that way...
Unless of course they are telling jokes themselves, then your would have to call them Hedgefun(d)s

Ok... I'll go hit myself for that one....
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Unless of course they are telling jokes themselves, then your would have to call them Hedgefun(d)s

Ok... I'll go hit myself for that one....
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oh, well when you put it that way...
No. No. No, Where would that leave "Not-hedgehog? "Not-hedgshares?

That's not right!

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9) Dan Antopolski - "I've been reading the news about there being a civil war in Madagascar. Well, I've seen it six times and there isn't."
Didn't get this one...
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That's not right!

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so i guess it's a good thing they're all trying to keep the hedge for themselves !
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i didn't get it at first either. but then i remembered there's a children's movie called madagascar...
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The movie Madagascar....
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so i guess it's a good thing they're all trying to keep the hedge for themselves !
Well, considering the fact that they are so introvert that one allmost has to say they are hedged in. Sharing just isn't an option.
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