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rib-tickler

n. a joke; something very funny. That was a real rib-tickler. I’ll remember that joke.
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That remains to be seen, but producer of this series Nathan Eastwood is obviously quite keen on his rib-tickling skills.
The Miserby the French playwright Jean-Baptiste Pocquelin, more famous as Moliere, has been adapted into a rib-tickling Punjabi play by CETA (Creative Energies Theatre Association) and staged at the Shri Ram Centre on Thursday.
In his latest rib-tickling rant, the soccer bad boy who once stubbed a cigar in a team-mate's eye, says he's thinking of quitting footy.
Horrible Histories (Friday, CBBC, 5pm) takes a rib-tickling look at the dark side of Christmas.
Pakistan, June 13 -- The last few days of May proved sad for Hollywood as two of its celebrated actors Gary Coleman (the star of cute rib-tickling sitcom Webster, Diff'rent Strokes) and Dennis Hopper (the iconic figure who made films like Blue Velvet, Easy Rider and Speed memorable cinematic ventures) passed away.
Now there's a chance to revisit those rib-tickling chats.
All The Best' is a rib-tickling comedy based on hilarious situations arising from mistaken identities and goof ups.
This rib-tickling comedy began as Eighties one-hit-wonder Phil (Nail) found out his son Jack was putting a band together.
This rib-tickling TV series sees a professional sheepherder (Balki) from the tiny island of Mypos move to Chicago, only to be surprised that there are no sheep or greenery in the Windy City.
No rib-tickling Good to read from Doc Turner that body protectors weren't tested by finding a jockey and breaking his ribs
Threaded with wacky dialogue and rib-tickling puns, Eddie Has Allergies is especially recommended for public and school library collections, as well as young people learning to deal with allergies in themselves, their relatives, or their friends.
They are not very rib-tickling, but the existence of such a repertoire is notable in itself as proving the case.
THIS BURLESQUE BALLET "TO SAINT-SAENS'S SCORE FOR "TWO PIANOS AND ORCHESTRA REVELED IN SANDRA WOODALL'S BRILLIANTLY IMAGINATIVE COSTUMES AND AN ANTHOLOGY OF RIB-TICKLING VIGNETTES--MURIEL MAFFRE'S BEDRAGGLED FOKINE SWAN, PIERRE-FRANCOIS VILANOBA'S HIRSUTE LION, ,AND FEIJOO'S DITZY, PIGTAILED BALLERINA CAVORTING TO AN OFFENBACH PARODY.
And Burton certainly understands, far better than any ``Apes'' cycle directors of the 1960s and '70s ever did, the rib-tickling visual potential of lower primate moves made by beasts with higher intelligence.
A WACKY new comedy movie version of one of Spike Milligan's funniest novels is to be made in Ulster - and the rib-tickling genius himself will star.