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The Crack

by Michael Munro


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SKU: 9781780271828 Categories: , ,
ISBN: 9781780271828
Published: 03 Oct 2013
Format: Paperback
Extent: 160
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Birlinn
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About the Book

Hear about the guy whose nickname was 'Heid Furst'? His real name was R. Slater Hear about the stupit skindiver? He didny have a scuba. Glaswegians have always enjoyed a good laugh, and the home-grown variety best of all. This new and expanded edition of Michael Munro's best-selling book is a hilarious compendium of Glasgow humour. In addition to classics that never fail to amuse, it also features new jokes and stories, showing that the famous Glasgow tongue is as sharp and inventive as it has always been.

The Author

Michael Munro

Michael Munro has lived in Glasgow his entire life and is the leading authority on the city's unique and expressive dialect. He is a freelance writer, editor, and lexicographer who formerly worked with Collins. He is the author of "The Complete Patter "and "Pardon My English!." Bob Dewar is an illustrator whose work has appeared in "Holyrood" magazine, the "Scotch Malt Whisky" newsletter, and the "Scottish Field." He contributed political and social commentary to the "Scotsman" for 15 years and has had art exhibitions in Edinburgh and Italy. He is the illustrator of "The Arbroath Smokie Bible," "The Italian Sausage Bible," "The Macsween Haggis Bible," "Midges," and "The Scottish Salmon Bible."