rib-tickler


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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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But Simon Pegg's original rib-tickler is no lamebrained spoof.
funIdo tak yo th tge sh in was Ce Add slapstic harmony and Add slapstick and marital disharmony and you have the recipe for a surefire rib-tickler.
As anyone who's ever been to an epic Dodd gig will know, there's an element of benign Stockholm syndrome involved - that strange occurrence in which the kidnapped warm to their abductors - and this 75-minute rib-tickler proves to be perfect family entertainment as there isn't a swear word or smutty innuendo on the agenda.
The Man With The Flaming Battenburg Tattoo is the third show in his trilogy that includes The Award-Winning Mince Pie and The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst and it promises to show the ranting rib-tickler in a much calmer, more chilled-out light.
But the insultingly bad Scouse accent was less of a rib-tickler.
Hardly a rib-tickler, but it got the desired effect.
Now 75, theKnotty Ash rib-tickler will celebrate 50 years in show business in September.
IF you take the mickey out of other people's movies, the least you can do is ensure that your own is a real rib-tickler.
In the film, by the team, whose hits include Dumb & Dumber and the recent raunchy rib-tickler There's Something About Mary, the twins run a seedy burger bar in Rhode Island.
In this festive rib-tickler, the first of a two-part special, the unlucky-inlove shop owner has received two proposals of marriage.
Setting the scene for another ribald rib-tickler, Mel told the last four: "You'll be making Schichttorte.
But Simon Pegg's original bonecrunching rib-tickler is no lame-brained spoof.
That old rib-tickler could have been written with one Geoffrey Boycott Esq in mind.
Onions was quickly into his stride after Durham were all out for 244 in their first innings, removing Paul Horton with his second ball with a rib-tickler the Lancashire opener gloved to wicketkeeper Mustard.
It's far more of a rib-tickler than a tear-jerker as the professional cast stage their version of how long-term convict Jean Valjean is released and becomes mayor of a French town despite being relentlessly pursued by single-minded policeman Inspector Javert.