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rib-tickler

A particularly funny joke. My dad loves corny jokes, so I bought him a book of rib-ticklers. You should try to slip a few rib-ticklers into your speech to help keep your audience engaged.
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rib-tickler

n. a joke; something very funny. That was a real rib-tickler. I’ll remember that joke.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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And while it might be the most wonderful time of the year some of the rib ticklers were past their sell-by date in the 1950s.
Purnell, who grew up in a council house on the Chelmsley Wood estate and has previously released two best-selling cook books, Cracking Yolks and Pigs Tales (2014) and Rib Ticklers and Choux-Ins (2016), teamed with Nuneatonbased illustrator Ashley King to create the book.
Purnell, who has previously released two best-selling cook books, Cracking Yolks and Pigs Tales (2014) and Rib Ticklers and Choux-Ins (2016), teamed with Nuneaton-based illustrator Ashley King to create the book.
As well as running two restaurants and a busy TV career, Purnell has also been busy publicising his second cook book, Rib Ticklers and Choux-Ins.
Rib Ticklers & Choux-Ins by Glynn Purnell, photography by Peter Cassidy, is published by Kyle Books, priced PS19.99.
Glynn runs the Michelinstarred Purnell's in Birmingham, but his new book, Rib Ticklers & Choux-Ins, is inspired by his Bistro.
Glynn runs the Michelin-starred Purnell's in Birmingham, but his new book, Rib Ticklers & Choux-Ins, is inspired by his Bistro.
And those who like to laugh will head for Kilkenny for the Cats Laughs Festival which features the cream of rib ticklers including Jason Byrne, PJ Gallagher and Andrew Maxwell.
One of the worst examples was the Rib Ticklers meal from restaurant chain Harvester which consists of half a rack of ribs, seasoned fries and barbecue sauce.
Thankfully, you only have to tune into Gold to relive some of the sitcom's classic rib ticklers, including the hilarious moment the brothers unwittingly destroy a priceless chandelier in a country mansion.
As well as running two restaurants and a busy TV career, he has also been busy publicising his second cookbook, Rib Ticklers and Choux-Ins.
The Michelin-starred chef who recently released his second cookbook, Rib Ticklers & Choux-Ins, told us: "This was probably the most difficult TV job I've had.
|If my friend Fran's legs aren't still sore by tonight, he should be performing alongside a stellar bill at Rib Ticklers Comedy Club at West Hartlepool Cricket Club.
And it's not just Twelfth Night where the jokes are awful it's hard to find any of them in his 30-plus plays that are real rib ticklers.
Jimmy Carr, meanwhile, has made a fortune out of rib ticklers such as: "What do nine out of 10 people enjoy?