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Ah Couldnae Believe Ma Ears!
This is a classic collection of the best humour that Scotland has to offer - off-the-cuff and straight from the street. Packed full of wit and verbal gags, you won't even believe...
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Auld Enemies:The Scots and the English
For almost a thousand years, Scotland and England have been neighbour nations. For more than half that time, they were foreign countries, often at war. Four hundred years ago,...
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Beatniks and Beehives: The Swinging Sixties
The Sixties put an end to drab post-war austerity in a psychedelic explosion of colour, fashion, music, new attitudes and revolution (sexual and otherwise). In this follow-up to...
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Broon's Book O' Gairdnin' Wisdoms
"The Broons" were launched in 1936 in The Sunday Post in Scotland, and are still going strong. They are undoubtedly Scotland’s First Family, The Nation’s Favourites, with a...
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Broons Blethers
Lang may yer lum reek! - May you live long and stay well. Mony a mickle maks a muckle! - Saving a small amount soon builds up to a large amount. Dinnae teach yer Granny tae suck...
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Cannae Sutra
The Scots 'Joy of Sex! All is revealed (well, not quite all - this is Scotland) in "The Cannae Sutra", a ground-breaking expose of the nation's best-kept secrets. The book contains...
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Clan MacScotch
For centuries, crofters across the length and breadth of Scotland put their excess barley to good use by making what they called "uisge beatha" a warming drink that helped keep...
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Complete Patter
Do you have a baldy clue as to who the bears and junglies are? Confused by the thought of some cheekywatter from your cargo? Fancy a day out at Fort Weetabix? Or would you rather...
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Crack, The: The Best of Glasgow Humour
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...
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Dearest Dacha (Birlinn)
A comedian, singer, composer, musician, linguist, actor, author and a favourite of Sean Connery and Billy Connolly’s, Norman MacLean is a living legend in the Gaelic world. Based...
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Dr Finlay's Case Book (Birlinn)
Dr Finlay’s Casebook is a delightful collection of episodic stories of Dr Finlay and his life in the fictional Scottish village of Tannochbrae during the inter-war years and...
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Fife's Fishing Industry
Fishing has always been a mainstay of Fife. The fishing industry began to develop in earnest in the latter half of the nineteenth century, with many advances in boat design, technology...
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Goanae No Dae That
The Scots have a unique way of communicating their feelings. Their sayings are cheeky, to the point, rude and always funny. Scotland’s bestselling humour author is back with...
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Haggis
Since it was first written back in the 70s, this charming curiosity has sold getting on for a quarter of a million copies. Author Alexander Maclean wrote it while living and...
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Hamish McHamish of St Andrews
Meet Hamish McHamish in the town where Kate met Wills! Hamish McHamish is a truly remarkable cat. He has roamed around the heart of the world-famous town of St Andrews for the...
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Haud Ma Chips - Glega Grannies
An hilarious and often wise collection of Scots saying straight from the mouths of the Grannies of Glasgow. With each snippet accompanied by a straightforward English translation...
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Herald Diary 2016
So what did Scots have to smile about this year? In politics, parties kept on losing their leaders, some folk, not us, voted for Brexit and Donald Trump flew in to give Scots his...
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If History Was Scottish
Scots have made a huge contribution to the world - you only have to look at a tea towel listing the famous sons and daughters of the saltire to see that. Surprisingly, there is...
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It's A Sign!
For years the Herald has published some of the funniest photos around. Now, this brilliant collection brings you the best range ever both from Scotland and around the globe.
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Jokes Cracked by Lord Aberdeen
JOKES CRACKED BY LORD ABERDEEN is the least funny joke book ever written. This beautiful facsimile hardback is a perfect present for relatives you hate, your humourless aunt,...
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Just Daft - The Chic Murray Story
In Just Daft, written with the full co-operation of Chic's family, Robbie Grigor follows Chic's career from his amateur beginnings in the 1930s and subsequent double act with his...
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Last Night On The Beat - Harry The Polis
The hilarious adventures of Harry the Polis as recalled by ex-polis Harry Morris, the self-appointed Chief Constable of funny stories, continue with the publication of his tenth...
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Last Tram Tae Auchenshuggle
Wur full! Everybuddy haud ontae a strap or yer man! It s the end of the line for Glasgow s famous clippie, Big Aggie MacDonald, as her beloved trams are destined for the big depot...
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Mair Edinbuggers Vs Mair Weegies
Mair/Merr hilarious jokes and anecdotes on the eternal struggle that is WEEGIES v EDINBUGGERS
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Mair Weegie Wan-Liners
Mair Weegie Wan-Liners is yet another culling by Ian Black, he of the many broken noses, of the casual insults, slanders and outright naked threats repeated in the haughmagandie-ridden...
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Maw Broons Guide Tae Life
If anyone knows how to run a household, it's Maw Broon. She doesn't need any new-fangled gadgets to keep her family and home in order. Now, for the first time, Maw shares the wisdom...
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McMillan's Galloway
McMillan's Galloway, a witty and irreverent look at contemporary Dumfries and Galloway, provides a suitably individualistic snapshot of a place which operated for so long as an...
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Midges
The midge does not like sunlight and thrives in the wet, so the Scottish summertime brings perfect climatic conditions for this ruthless wee beastie. Alasdair Roberts has compiled...
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Nessie: My Story
Here it is - the publishing scoop of the century! Yes, Nessie the Loch Ness Monster has at long last broken her silence to reveal her very own, personal autobiography. This elusive...
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Oor Wullie's Dungarees Book for Boys
New from the publishers of the Broons titles - this is the book that Wullie keeps in his shed - the gang hut shared wi' Fat Boab, Wee Eck, and Soapy Soutar. It's packed wi' notes...
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Oor Wullie: Jings, Crivvens and Help Ma Boab
In this hilarious guide, Scotland's tousle-haired wee laddie introduces hunners of his favourite words and phrases. So take off your tacketty boots, pull up your bucket, sit on...
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Para Handy - Gift Edition
Para Handy has been sailing his way into the affections of generations of Scots since he first weighed anchor in the pages of the Glasgow Evening News in 1905. The master mariner...
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