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What’s the collective noun for joke-writers?
Posted by Adam Macqueen, 6th September 2011

A gaggle? Anyway, two of them, Nev Fountain and Tom Jamieson, will be appearing at the Chiswick Book Festival at 3.45pm on 18th September, alongside two other Eye contributors, Marcus Berkmann and Louis Barfe. Tom and Nev have been with the mag since 1999, the first new joke-writing duo to join since Nick Newman and some bloke called Hislop at the beginning of the previous decade…

By the way, I am reliably informed that the collective noun for cartoonists is “a whinge”…


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