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Whether resident or tourist, no-one is spared from the bloodlust of Scotland's most savage insect . . . The midge does not like sunlight and thrives in the wet, so the Scottish summertime brings perfect climatic conditions for this ruthless wee beastie. This fascinating and amusing anthology of anecdotes and information about the minuscule marauder ranges from the eighteenth century to the present, covering such topics as Bonnie Prince Charlie, Queen Victoria, kilts and camping. It also includes a section on remedies and repellents, so locals and visitors can tray and enjoy the pleasures of Scotland without the pain. And if the new midge-eating machines are as good as claimed, midges may soon be a thing of the past.
A hilarious (or groan-worthy) look at the rite of passage that all dads go through. Do you think your jokes are hilarious, without fail? Ever thought something was sidesplittingly funny only to have the rest of your family look at you with pity and disdain? It probably means that you've succumbed to the daft, ill-advised things all Dads say and do - the things you swore you'd never do! - you've fallen for Dad-isms. In this hilarious book you'll find embarrassing anecdotes and true stories, cringeworthy jokes, sayings, quotes and all manner of quirky nonsense that dads come up with to keep you (but mostly him) amused. From excruciating things dads say at weddings to the cheesy phrases that make you sigh but him guffaw, from dad dancing to the crazy things they save up for the most inappropriate moments ... these dad-isms are so bad they're almost good.
A Teacher's Calendar for 2021 from teacher and creator of the popular Facebook page, When's it Hometime? The Teacher's Life Desk Calendar contains cartoons that hilariously capture the ups and down of life as a teacher. Filled with funny observations of classroom antics, it will have teachers smiling in sympathy and laughing out loud throughout the school year. It is the perfect 'Thank You' present for every teacher.
From the sublime to the ridiculous, Just My Typo is a hilarious collection of typographical errors, slips of the pen and embarrassing misprints which, like any typo of any kind, should never have happened, cannot be excused, and must not in any way be glorified. Enjoy. You'll travel back in time to meet great figures from history: Sir Francis Drake (who circumcised the world in a small ship), Queen Victoria (who pissed graciously over the Menai Bridge), and Rambo (the famous French poet). You'll find moral instruction ('Blessed are the meek, for they shall irrigate the earth') and pearls of wisdom ('love is just a passing fanny'). You'll be outraged by politicians who exploit disasters to boost their pubic profiles; entranced by lambs that gamble in the fields; concerned for a man who was admitted to hospital suffering from severe buns; and appalled to meet 11-year-old twins Helen and Ugh.
An illustrated and fully interactive activity book featuring the adorable, fluffy corgi bum What's floofy, boopy, splooty, and driving people wild? Corgi butts. Corgis have been breaking the Internet with their heart-shaped bottoms and woeful glances since the dawn of online. Now, finally, The Little Book of Big Corgi Butts will be the first-ever illustrated ode to the world's favorite dog booty. Part activity book, part homage, this book is a delightful dose of much-needed comfort and cuteness. The Little Book of Big Corgi Butts offers all the charming, escapist fun that anxious adults need today, as well as a stress-relieving, hands-on experience anyone can enjoy. With more than 100 activities and coloring pages, this fully interactive book offers Corgi Crosswords, how-tos for drawing derpy pups, amusing word searches, and more. Irresistibly adorable, The Little Book of Big Corgi Butts is primed to be the must-have gift book of the season for pet lovers and anyone who could use more smiles and soft tushies in their life.
From Angel Investor to Napping Pod to Zero-Emissions Vehicle, the tech industry has a lingo all its own. This game-changing alphabet book will help Disruptors of all ages Pivot to next-gen success as they scale their learning and crush it to become the thought leaders of tomorrow. Pairing funny, knowing illustrations with rhyming verse for each crucial concept, U is for Unicorn follows a team of five talented employees (and one raccoon) as they venture letter-by-letter through a Silicon Valley culture that is rooted not just in a place, but in a state of mind anywhere Java (code and coffee) is flowing. Cryptocurrency, Hoodies, Rest and Vest, Moonshots, and more, here are the ABCs and ideas that innovators from infants to Xennials need to onboard now.
A laugh-out-loud, tongue-in-cheek guidebook filled with hilarious and helpful advice-from how to dodge family members' unwanted questions about babies to successfully creating a fake partner during wedding season-for anyone trying to survive and thrive in the midst of singledom. Perfect for fans of Hey Ladies! and Single State of Mind. So, you're single. Whether existing sans partner is a new state of being or you've been on this solo journey for a while, the fact of the matter is this: being single is actually awesome. You can do whatever you want, travel wherever you want, and be your truest, most free self. But there are a lot of people out there-your mom, your married best friend, the wedding industry, society-who see things differently. To them, singledom is something to avoid at all cost, no matter how many times you tell them you love your life the way it is. The limit does not exist when it comes to telling Aunt Carol you still don't want to be set up with her neighbor's ex-stepson. Now, Melissa Croce gives you the tips, tricks, and sage advice you need to graciously endure all of the cringe-worthy scenarios your single self may dread, from awkward small talk with an ex to navigating well-meaning but insensitive relatives. And it helps you truly flourish in your singledom, offering activities like quizzes aimed at helping you find a new hobby and tarot spreads for that cozy Saturday night in. Part real-world guide, part commiseration, and part celebration, Single and Forced to Mingle will steer you through the ups and downs of being single, reminding you just how good it feels to be free.
Tommy Siegel's Candy Hearts comics offer a hysterical window into the many ways romantic couples are not at all on the same page. From the awkwardness of flirting during a pandemic to scrolling through disastrous dating profiles, Candy Hearts hilariously captures the secrets, lies, and misunderstandings behind every relationship. With dozens of never-before-seen comics and a special Candy Hearts sticker set, this book is the perfect Valentine's Day (or Anti-Valentine's Day) gift for your friends, lovers, or even yourself.
Have you had a Senior Moment yet? Maybe you know someone who's had a few? Check this list to know for sure: * You can remember being told the King was dead (George, not Elvis). * You still say 'colour television', and you watch television on a television. * Your home phone rings and you answer it. (And you still have a phone, not a 'landline'.) * You boast about 'doing it' three times a night and that's just getting up to pee. * You realise that your wardrobe has become ironic. You're not back in fashion, but you're hip. (And ironically, you now have an artificial hip). If you answered 'yes' to one or more of the above, congratulations! You are officially a Senior and this book is here to guide you through your best years (i.e. the past). Stroll, or maybe shuffle, down Nostalgia Avenue and bask in the glory of growing old disgracefully. (If you are a Young Person, this is the easiest Senior gift idea ever. You're welcome!) 'a glorious romp through what it means to be a senior in all its wild, wacky and wonderful - or sometimes not so wonderful - ways' The Senior
Away, you scullion, you rampallion, you fustilarian! Along with penning some of the most sublime passages in all of English Literature, Shakespeare was a master when it came to casting a wicked comeback or hurling a barbed insult. Whether it's Prospero calling Caliban a 'freckled whelp, hag-born' in The Tempest or King Lear railing against his daughter Goneril with the damning words, 'Thou art a boil, a plague sore, an embossed carbuncle in my corrupted blood', Shakespeare didn't hold back when it came to getting creative with his slights. Packed full of eloquent stings and poisonous putdowns, this is the perfect resource for anyone looking to scorn an enemy - without resorting to swearing! 'Away, you starvelling, you elf-skin, you dried neat's-tongue, bull's-pizzle, you stock-fish!' Henry IV Part I (Act 2, Scene 4). 'Away, you three-inch fool.' The Taming of the Shrew (Act 4, Scene 1). 'Go, prick thy face, and over-red thy fear, Thou lily-liver'd boy.' Macbeth (Act 5, Scene 3). 'The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes.' The Comedy of Errors (Act 5, Scene 4).