Jokes are on you as we beat Fringe effort
“I just deleted all the German names off my phone. It’s Hans free.”
According to TV channel Dave, that joke from comedian Darren Walsh was the best joke at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
But we thought Reformer readers could do even better so asked you for your favourite gags on our Facebook page.
And we think you’ll agree Rutherglen and Cambuslang is every bit as funny as anyone you’ll see at the annual festival.
Jim Mullholland said:“What do you call a guy with one foot inside his house and one foot outside? Hamish......”
James Hunter’s effort was:“Barman to punter with a dog,‘oi, you canny leave that lying there‘, punter to barman,‘that’s no a lion, its a greyhound !’
Colin Halliday’s was an oldie but a goldie:“Did you hear about the magic tractor? It turned into a field.”
Cambuslang Bowling Club President Will McArthur clearly fancies himself as stand-up, as he didn’t stop at one joke.
He said:“Is that a cake or a meringue? Naw yer right enough it’s a cake.
“Daughter caught in rain storm phones home and says‘Da ahm soaking can ye come an’get me?’Dad says‘ok where are you ringing from?’Daughter says‘fae mah top right doon tae mah bottom.’ “A Scotsman in London is having trouble phoning his sister from a telephone box so he calls the operator who asks in a plummy voice:‘Is there money in the box?’‘Naw, it’s just me,’he replies.”