The Power of Positive Pessimism Proverbs For Our Times Kandel 1973 This is one of those little gift books they sell at the card store as a kind of gift. It’s supposed to be clever and funny, but it doesn’t
Separated at Birth? by the Editors of SPY 1988 Submitter: This looks like it’s supposed to be a humorous book, but it’s lost on me. The entire book is basically pictures of celebrities/public figures placed next to other celebrities/public figures
How to Hang a Spoon Martin 1985 Evidently hanging a spoon off your face is an actual “thing,” or at least it was back in the 1980s. Obviously, this is straight out of the humor section. Funny is in the
Mouth Sounds: How to Whistle, Pop, Click, and Honk Your Way to Social Success Newman 1980 Submitter: We recently stumbled upon this book in our public library stacks and are unsure how this book slipped through a previous weeding project.
Crackers in Bed Fredericks 1955 (original copyright 1953) Peppered with some barely risque cartoons, this book is simply a collection of quotes, jokes (typical topics: big boobs, fat/thin, hillbilly, mild politics, drunks, etc.), and some small stories. It reminds me
How to have fun with your body Lester 1986 Did you know that you can have fun with your body? This book is about making faces, performing tricks, and possibly grossing people out. I can also see some of this
Marital Blitz Berenstain and Berenstain 1955 This little paperback of marital comedy is brought to you by Stan and Jan of Berenstain Bear fame. Enjoy some rather dated comedy about the perils of marriage. I doubt it would get a
Ask Ernest!: What, When, Where, Why, Who Cares Worrell (fictional character) 1993 Submitter: Here is a poster child for the importance of weeding your library’s humor section. Helpfully, the book’s subtitle asks many of the relevant questions I had about