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Edinburgh Fringe One Liner Winner

Submitted by on August 24, 2012 – 12:30 pm

Downtown Brooklyn Eh Posh?

Top 10 Short Jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe

Congratulations to Stewart Francis’s for winning the best joke at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe as chosen by a public vote organised by that comedy demon channel, Dave.

So here is the top 10 one liners from The Fringe in reverse order:-


10. “”My mum’s so pessimistic, that if there was an Olympics for pessimism… she wouldn’t fancy her chances.”

Nish Kumar

9. “I waited an hour for my starter so I complained: ‘It’s not rocket salad.”

Lou Sanders

8. “I saw a documentary on how ships are kept together. Riveting!”

Stewart Francis

7. “Pornography is often frowned upon, but that’s only because I’m concentrating.”

George Ryegold

6. “”I took part in the sun tanning Olympics – I just got Bronze.”

Tim Vine

5. “I’m a good friend with 25 letters of the alphabet… I don’t know Y.”

Chris Turner

4. “You know you’re working class when your TV is bigger than your book case.”

Rob Beckett

3. “I was raised as an only child, which really annoyed my sister.”

Will Marsh

2. “”Last night me and my girlfriend watched three DVDs back to back. Luckily I was the one facing the telly. ”

Tim Vine

1.“”You know who really gives kids a bad name? Posh and Becks.”

Stewart Francis

You can see more on the BBC Website.

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