United Kingdumb

United Kingdumb : Idiots from the British Isles

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Silly, shocking, weird, and hilariously funny, the one or two paragraph anecdotes that comprise Gregory's anthologies of human stupidity are culled from print, online, and broadcast media from all over the world. This collection of stories, trivia, and factoids about the British Isles and their residents confirms the universal suspicion that Britons, from haughty London aristocrats to kilted Scotsmen to the leprechaun-loving Irish to the wily Welsh, are indeed a breed apart in their affinity for idiotic activities and dumb deeds. For example: *Colin Braggs was arrested while trying to break into car in Frome, Somerset. Since the windows were misted, Braggs hadn't noticed the two policemen sitting inside the car. *In Scotland it is illegal to be drunk and in possession of a cow. * It is still illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament wearing a suit of armour.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 127 x 172.72 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Kansas City, United States
  • English
  • 0740797433
  • 9780740797439
  • 1,397,322

About Leland Gregory

The jokes, wacky anecdotes, and inane quotes in Leland Gregory's Stupid-themed anthologies showcase the best of human nature at its worst. Through his Twitter handle of @ChronicStupid, Leland shares headlines, quips, and unbelievable feats of folly culled from print, online, and broadcast media around the globe. He has authored more than a dozen humor titles, including What's the Number for 911? and the New York Times best-sellers Stupid American History and America's Dumbest Criminals. A tireless promoter, he has made hundreds of radio and television appearances, including multiple appearances on NBC's Today show.show more

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