Robert Beard's The 100 Funniest Words in English contains the 100 funniest words in English as listed in the table of contents below. There are easily 1000 funny words in English (maybe more depending on how you measure funniness) but he thinks this book contains the best selection based on all the measurements of humor discussed in the book and his experience as a reader and writer over the past four decades.
Each word's definition, usage problems, and history are written up in the book, and each are accompanied by hilarious examples taken from the lives of such characters as Lucinda Head, Maud Lynn Dresser, Phil Anders, William Arami ,and Marian Kine. Try some free pages below, then get Beard's full treatment in the book, now on sale at this website.
Why this book is better than others:
Large, easty to read print
One chapter per page (memory isn't what it used to be?)
One chapter per page, great for your bathroom library
The list below tells you what the funniest words in English are; to learn them and how to weave them into your conversations, you'll need the book. Buy a copy today and get ready to roar with laughter over how we speak. To add The 100 Most Beautiful Words to your purchase, choose "Add to Cart" below, then click the book title here when you return.
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Here are the words, described as only 'Dr. Goodword' can describe them, that you will find in the book. The definitions below are not those in the book but much simpler ones. Click the first five for the first five actual entries in the book. Then get the other 95 (or so) at this site or at one of the bookstores above.