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The 10 best one-liners from the Edinburgh Fringe

Posted at 5:30 pm, August 21, 2012 in Arts & Entertainment, Fun London
The best joke from the Edinburgh Fringe.

‘Go on then, tell us a joke.’ Seven words guaranteed to trigger a mind-blank of terrifying proportions. So after you’ve enjoyed these 10 one-liners (allegedly the best gags from Edinburgh Fringe), tattoo your favourite to a readily available body part – you’ll never be short of an on-the-spot quip again.

 1. Stewart Francis – ‘You know who really gives kids a bad name? Posh and Becks.’
2. Tim Vine – ‘Last night me and my girlfriend watched three DVDs back to back. Luckily I was the one facing the telly. ‘
3. Will Marsh – ‘I was raised as an only child, which really annoyed my sister.’
4. Rob Beckett – ‘You know you’re working class when your TV is bigger than your book case.’
5. Chris Turner – ‘I’m good friends with 25 letters of the alphabet… I don’t know Y.’
6. Tim Vine – ‘I took part in the sun tanning Olympics – I just got Bronze.’
7. George Ryegold – ‘Pornography is often frowned upon, but that’s only because I’m concentrating.’
8. Stewart Francis – ‘I saw a documentary on how ships are kept together. Riveting!’
9. Lou Sanders – ‘I waited an hour for my starter so I complained: ‘It’s not rocket salad.’
10. Nish Kumar – ‘My mum’s so pessimistic, that if there was an Olympics for pessimism… she wouldn’t fancy her chances.’

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