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12-03-2018, 08:03   #1
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Ken Dodd- "Laughter is the greatest music in the world"...

...and audiences come to my show to escape the cares of life. "

Happiness, happiness , the greatest gift that I possess
I thank the Lord I've been blessed
With more than my share of happiness

To me the world is a wonderful place
And I'm just about the luckiest human in the whole human race
I've got no silver and I've got no gold
But I've got happiness in my soul

The world is down a tickling stick today-

Sorry to hear of his passing.

Share a Ken Dodd joke (if he ever made you laugh) ! I think it would be a fitting tribute.

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I haven't spoken to my mother-in-law for 18 months

I don't like to interrupt her

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12-03-2018, 08:31   #3
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I guess I should start...being the o.p.

What a lovely day to stick a cucumber through the Vicar's letter box and shout " The Martians are coming!"

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Dodd was infamous for his long shows: four, five hours easily. He was well aware of this:
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My act is very educational. I heard a man leaving the other night, saying: 'Well, that taught me a lesson'.

You think you can get away, but you can't. I'll follow you home and I'll shout jokes through your letterbox.
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He was on Parkinson (or one of those shows) and he was asked about the differences in regional humour:

Ken Dodd: You could tell a joke in Glasgow and the whole audience will laugh. But in London, nobody will laugh.

Michael Parkinson: Why's that?

Ken Dodd: Because they can't hear it.
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Just realised Knotty Ash is a real place.
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Ah no. He was one of the old ones I still liked to have on to pass a Saturday night in.
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RIP.

He was a great singer, too.
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Did he ever settle that tax bill?
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Did he ever settle that tax bill?
"They stole that idea from me"

- Referring to the Inland Revenue and "self-assessment" of income tax.

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"In the 1800s ,one of the M.P.s in London decided to introduce tax.In those days it was 2p in the pound. I thought it still was."
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“My act is very educational. I heard a man leaving the other night, saying: ‘Well, that taught me a lesson’.”
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"The man who invented cats' eyes got the idea when he saw the eyes of a cat in his headlights. If the cat had been going the other way, he would have invented the pencil sharpener."

Ken Dodd, R.I.P.


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"Just read a book about Stockholm Syndrome, it started off badly but by the end I really liked it."


this made me laugh
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Once , when he asked an audience member what they worked at, and they replied "farmer" ; he came right back with. Ah, farmers. Salt of the earth. Up at half five in the morning.


Burying a dead sheep, so the neighbours don't know........
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