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Laughter the Best Medicine: A Laugh-Out-Loud Collection of our Funniest Jokes, Quotes, Stories & Cartoons(Reader's Digest) Paperback – October 27, 1997


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Product Details

  • Series: Reader's Digest
  • Paperback: 216 pages
  • Publisher: Readers Digest; 2 edition (October 27, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0895779773
  • ISBN-13: 978-0895779779
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 7.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,217 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

It was a used book, but was in great shape.
Becjul2002
This book brings back lots of great memories and belly laughs too.
sl hart
This book is a great collection of clean jokes.
Deb

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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Chris Sellick on October 31, 2005
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If you buy the Readers Digest just for the jokes and cartoons then you dont need to anymore.The jokes and cartoons are all here compiled into 1 book.

Good value,good quality and a great laugh and makes an ideal gift.What more could you want?.
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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Steven Fantina on May 2, 2001
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As a nervous flyer, I thought a joke book might be a calming distraction for the plane ride. While it was far from a panacea, it probably assuaged my trepidation by keeping me occupied. And even with my feet planted firmly on terra firma, the book is good for several guffaws.
For decades "Reader's Digest" has been nearly as beloved for its humorous anecdotes as its engaging stories. This compilation of tidbits from its long-running feature provides a great deal of wholesome laughter. As with the magazines other amusing columns, the vignettes provide abundant laughs without resorting to raffishness or ribaldry. Could that at least part of the reason why the magazine has maintained its longstanding popularity?
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Hua Li on April 2, 2007
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I have been looking for jokes for a while to release some of my stress. I think I got it. We all know that not all jokes are funny. But this book provides a lot of well selected jokes which in my opinion is clean and funny. I can't help laughing as I go through it in my spare time, after dinner, after kids go to sleep, mom is away... highly recommend.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Barry Rucker on January 7, 2006
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This book contains several classic jokes, and some funny jokes I never heard before. It also contains some clunkers. I suspect that reading jokes is just not as laugh-packed as watching a top comic deliver the same jokes in person.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Sandra on January 12, 2011
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I purchased this book as a Christmas present for my dad who has dementia and is in a nursing home. He absolutely loves this book and, as a result, so do I. He derives great pleasure in reading jokes to his family, staff, and friends. He's always had a generous side and this gives him a way to give joy to other people. I know it does to me.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Happy Shopping on July 28, 2007
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If you like humor, this book if for you. It's great to share with the family as everyone will get a kick out of it.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mr Brent on November 22, 2011
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I saw this book at a bookfare and knew i could find it cheaper on Amazon. The stories and illustrations are awesome. Great book if you want to laugh
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Allen Klein on January 14, 2007
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This book will provide lots of laughs. But if you want to know why laughter is the best medicine

you should also own The Healing Power of Humor (Tarcher, 1989)... a classic in the field which

contains fourteen techniques of how to increase your sense of humor. Also available on Amazon.
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