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North Wit: An Anthology of Canadian Humour by Dale Jacobs

Published September 6th 2003
ISBN : 9780887533839
Paperback
142 pages
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A collection of contemporary humourists.Canadians have a rich reputation for being funny and for poking fun at themselves and their institutions. From Wayne and Schuster to John Candy, Canadian humourists have tickled the imaginations of audiencesMoreA collection of contemporary humourists.Canadians have a rich reputation for being funny and for poking fun at themselves and their institutions. From Wayne and Schuster to John Candy, Canadian humourists have tickled the imaginations of audiences on radio, television and in print.Jacobs, a skilled anthologist and writer, brings together this diverse assortment of contemporary Canadian writers. The writing here will make you laugh and appreciate the rich humour this country produces.Sit in at the inaugural meeting of the Orillia Robotics Club where members learn the subtleties of cyborg vocabulary. Another story is about writing the fastest poem in history. Other themes that are mined for their comic appeal are: the lexicon of snoring and all its nuances fond names for the penis (a satire on the Vagina Monologues) swearing in church, and when its A-OKThis anthology brings together short stories, plays and poetry, all with the express purpose of making you laugh.