The Crack: The Best of Glasgow Humour

by Michael Munro


The Crack: The Best of Glasgow Humour

This new and expanded edition of Michael Munro’s best-selling book is a hilarious compendium of Glasgow humour.

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What did Dracula get when he came to Glasgow?
A bat in the mouth

Hear about the guy whose nickname was ‘Heid Furst’?
His real name was R. Slater

Hear about the stupit skindiver?
He didny have a scuba.

Glaswegians have always enjoyed a good laugh, and the home-grown variety best of all. This new and expanded edition of Michael Munro’s best-selling book is a hilarious compendium of Glasgow humour. In addition to classics that never fail to amuse, it also features new jokes and stories, showing that the famous Glasgow tongue is as sharp and inventive as it has always been.

Michael Munro has lived in Glasgow all his life and is the leading authority on the city’s unique and expressive dialect. The Complete Patter, first published in 1986, has become a cult classic and achieved best-seller status. He has worked as a lexicographer with Collins and is now a freelance writer, editor and lexicographer.

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ISBN: 9781780271828

Publication date: 01/08/2019

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Extent: 160

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd

Stock status: Published

Categories: Birlinn/Polygon , Humour