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The Tiny Book of Scottish JokesThe Tiny Book of Scottish Jokes From kilts and haggis to whisky and thriftiness, this hilarious collection of Scottish jokes is guaranteed to amuse those both north and south of the border. Heard the one about the Scottish obscene telephone caller? (He got caught because he kept reversing the charges.) What does a Scotsman think of Irish whiskey? It's useful stuff if you run short of water for diluting scotch...With Graham Thompson's wickedly appropriate cartoons, this is an irresistible and hilarious book which is part of the Tiny Book of Jokes series. Scottish Humour.

Bloody ScotlandScotland, Bloody Scotland This volume covers the complete history of Scotland. From standing stones to the Battle of Culloden, through Macbeth, Mary, Queen of Scots, Wallace and the Bruce, every major personality, important incident and decisive battle, the book is illustrated with humorous cartoons. The Baron of Ravenstone is the author of "The Tupper Report".

Scottish Mothers Sayings" Lies and Truths Ma Mother Telt Me!:... Allan Morrison has again scoured the hearts and minds of Scots at home and abroad to bring this hilarious compilation of sayings which reveal the inner workings of that most formidable of personalities...your mother! Over 350 lies and 250 truths are here and when you utter them you should have a scowl on your face and a lump in your throat! Scottish Humour.

" Oor Wee School...Wis a Rare Wee... School. A collection of utterances from the mouths of Scottish schoolchildren over the last 70 years, gathered by author Allan Morrison. The snippets cover a range of situations and subject areas. Scottish Humour.

Laugh ScotlandLaugh Scotland! Jokes classic, jokes new, jokes modern, old and blue...they're all here in Allan Morrison's book. From one-liners to shaggy dog stories, from Q&As to riddles, this book has the lot. Hot topics include: Glasgow versus Edinburgh; Scotsmen; Scotswomen; The Scottish Parliament; kilts and bagpipes and stuff; the workplace; at home with the Scots; Scottish education; Marriage; the Scots at worship; the fitba'; the English prudence; and the wee naughty ones. Scottish Humour.

Astonishing ScotlandAstonishing Scotland!: Pass the Bunnet Rank villains, cludgie humour, mankie women, famous gubbings, men in skirts, sadists, balloons and assorted bampots, sex, drugs and illicit lute playing...They're all in Jim Hewitson's latest foray along the scarred underbelly of Scottish history. Astonishing Scotland! is a cheeky thesaurus of Scottishness, an A-Z of Caledonian myth and mischief, a glimpse at the DNA of nationality. And on this individualistic journey, you'll find a multitude of off-beat anecdotes from the history of our great, if somewhat confused, nation. - Where exactly did James IV go wrong at Flodden? - Should Dundee United be playing with a flat back four? - Which Scottish castle can claim the nation's most spectacular thunderbox? - And did wearing a bunnet during sex really ensure you produced a male child? Trawling the sometimes murky, often illuminating but always fascinating backwaters of Scotland's story, you'll encounter the bizarre, the memorable, even the downright rude. So if you thought that Scottish history was as heavy as a pot of stale porridge, then prepare to be Astonished! Scottish Humour.

Whisky Galore Love makes the world go round? Not at all. Whisky makes it go round twice as fast.The hilarious story of wartime bootlegging in the Scottish islands.Wartime food rationing is bad enough, but when the whisky supplies run out on the Hebridean islands of Great and Little Todday, nothing seems to go right. Then the 50,000-bottle cargo of the shipwrecked S.S. Cabinet Minister brings salvation - in its most giddily intoxicating form. Scottish Humour.

Stanley Baxter's Bedside Book of Glasgow... Glasgow humour has always been characterised by a scant regard for caution and reserve, and its extrovert and often surreal nature. No one exemplifies all these aspects better than Stanley Baxter, Glasgow's best known and greatest comic genius. In this book, Stanley Baxter looks back to the great days of Glasgow comedy. In a series of brilliantly funny sketches and anecdotes, he introduces a cast of typical Glasgow characters - the ladies of Bearsden, the Glasgow Italians, Gloria and Clara the waitresses, and Tattie Bacchante, amongst many others. He also explores Glasgow's unique class divisions; the glottal stops, the uvular 'r', the mysteries of Bachles, Nyaffs and Dreeps and those special Glasgow appurtenances of wigs, wallies and wellies. The result is a unique introduction to the people and language of this vibrant and colourful city.

The Vital Spark: The Illustrated Para... Handy. The hilarious exploits of Para Handy and his crew, beloved by readers since Neil Munro first set them loose on an unsuspecting public all those years ago - are now part of Scotland's genetic make-up. But despite the tales of the Master Mariner, Dougie the Mate, Macphail the Engineer, Sunny Jim and The Tar being in print for almost a century, never before have they received such remarkable treatment. Scottish Humour.

The Vicious Vikings (Horrible Histories... Packed with frightening facts about the vile Viking invaders and their Saxon enemies, this book takes a look at history - with the nasty bits left in.

The Rotten Romans (Horrible Histories S.) Follows life for folks in Roman Britain from Nero to Boudicca and includes a look at gory games, rotten recipes, and loads of frightening facts.

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