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Numpty! Mike Haskins

Numpty! By Mike Haskins

Numpty! by Mike Haskins


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Summary

'You Numpty!' is a phrase that you hear on a regular basis. In the street, on radio and TV and even in the movies. The word originated in Scotland and has come into common usage all over the UK. But what exactly is a Numpty? This title tells you what you need to know about the most-mocked character in parlance.

Numpty! Summary

Numpty! by Mike Haskins

'You Numpty!' is a phrase that you hear on a regular basis. In the street, on radio and TV and even in the movies. The word originated in Scotland and has come into common usage all over the UK. But what exactly is a Numpty? Where do you find this curious creature who is universally ridiculed? "Numpty!" tells you all you need to know about the most-mocked character in current parlance. From a full explanation of the word, its origin and meaning to a complete list of uses, and including Notable Numpties, A Numpties' Encyclopedia and How to Spot a Numpty sections, this book offers a complete guide to all things Numpty!

About Mike Haskins

Mike Haskins is a comedy researcher and writer of books, jokes and sketches. He has written for comedians Smith & Jones, Hale & Pace and Rory Bremner, as well as for the following television and radio shows: Dead Ringers, It's Been a Bad Week, Smack the Pony, Bruiser, TV To Go, The Right Time, Man Stroke Woman and Monkey Dust, among others. He co-wrote the best-selling Man Walks into a Bar, the successful Laugh, Cackle & Howl Joke Book, and Classic Comedy Quotes. He lives in Wallasey, Merseyside.

Table of Contents

1. Intro: What is a Numpty?; 2. Numpty spotting; 3. Numpties in the workplace; 4. The evolution of the numpty; 5. Numpties on the road; 6. Notable Numpties; 7. Numpties in the home; 8. Numpty health and safety; 9. Numpties on the high street; 10. Is your partner a Numpty?; 11. The numpty's encyclopedia of excuses for their Numptiness; 12. If they had been numpty. (history re-written to show what would have happened if the protagonists had been Numpties); 13. Numpties on holiday; 14. Are you becoming a Numpty?

Additional information

GOR003447446
9781853758195
1853758191
Numpty! by Mike Haskins
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Welbeck Publishing Group
2011-09-01
144
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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