Barmy Britain: Bizarre-but-True Stories from Across the Nation
This hilarious compendium of all that's weird and wonderful about life in the British Isles uncovers the eccentricity, bizarre bureaucracy, and outright oddity reported over the last year by the nation's newspapers. Jack Crossley spent some 40 years in Fleet Street and is the ideal companion to guide you through this laugh-out-loud collection of anecdotes and strange goings-on from around our fair isles. Tales so outlandish, you'd swear they'd been made up. Strange signs, tortuous typos, hilarious headlines and the oddest obituaries: this wonderful, inimitable miscellany celebrates all that is off-beat in Albion today. Even when the rest of the news is doom-laden, the hundreds of snippets here won't fail to raise a laugh.
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