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Fell Out of Bed Laughing

Need a laugh? In 2017 the Guardian posted an article entitled "I fell out of bed laughing" and readers shared their many favourite funny works BTL. I painstakingly - but maybe not so accurately - counted the number of mentions each book, collection, short story series, play, and author received.
Some facts:
- 648 books and authors are mentioned.
- Most popular books: Confederacy of Dunces (63), Catch 22 (37), Lucky Jim (32), Cold Comfort Farm (26), Just William series (22), Puckoon (22), Wilt series (22)
- 29 funny books were published 425BC-1899, 423 from 1900-1999, 147 from 2000-2016.
- Tom Sharpe is the most mentioned author, followed by Wodehouse, Pratchett, Flann O'Brian/Myles na Gopeleen/Brian O'Nolan, and Waugh.
Have a laugh!
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from theguardian.com · made by panipopo
avg. score: 27 of 645 (4%)
required scores: 1, 6, 13, 24, 42 

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A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
2
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
3
Lucky Jim (Kingsley Amis)
Lucky Jim (Kingsley Amis)
4
Cold Comfort Farm (Stella Gibbons)
Cold Comfort Farm (Stella Gibbons)
5
The Just William Series (Richmal Crompton)
The Just William Series (Richmal Crompton)
6
Puckoon
Puckoon
7
Wilt Series (Tom Sharpe)
Wilt Series (Tom Sharpe)
8
Three Men in a Boat (Jerome K. Jerome)
Three Men in a Boat (Jerome K. Jerome)
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9
Diary of a Nobody (George and Weedon Grossmith)
Diary of a Nobody (George and Weedon Grossmith)
10
The Third Policeman (Flann O'Brian)
The Third Policeman (Flann O'Brian)
11
The Best of Myles (Flann O'Brien)
The Best of Myles (Flann O'Brien)
12
The Flashman Series (G.M. Fraser)
The Flashman Series (G.M. Fraser)
13
Jeeves and Wooster Series (P. G. Wodehouse)
Jeeves and Wooster Series (P. G. Wodehouse)
14
My Family and Other Animals
My Family and Other Animals
15
The Mapp and Lucia Novels (E. F. Benson)
The Mapp and Lucia Novels (E. F. Benson)
16
1066 and All That (W.C. Sellar & R.J Yeatman)
1066 and All That (W.C. Sellar & R.J Yeatman)
17
The Ascent of Rum Doodle (W.E. Bowman)
The Ascent of Rum Doodle (W.E. Bowman)
18
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall (Spike Milligan)
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall (Spike Milligan)
19
Riotous Assembly (Tom Sharpe)
Riotous Assembly (Tom Sharpe)
20
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
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21
Unreliable Memoirs (Clive James)
Unreliable Memoirs (Clive James)
22
Notes From a Small Island (Bryson)
Notes From a Small Island (Bryson)
23
War Memoirs (Spike Milligan)
War Memoirs (Spike Milligan)
24
Augustus Carp, Esq. by Himself: Being the Autobiography of a Really Go
Augustus Carp, Esq. by Himself: Being the Autobiography of a Really Go
25
The Good Soldier Švejk (Jaroslav Hasek)
The Good Soldier Švejk (Jaroslav Hasek)
26
Jennings Series (Anthony Buckeridge)
Jennings Series (Anthony Buckeridge)
27
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
28
Indecent Exposure (Tom Sharpe)
Indecent Exposure (Tom Sharpe)
29
Money
Money
30
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Laurence Sterne)
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Laurence Sterne)
31
The Poor Mouth
The Poor Mouth
32
Adrian Mole Novels (Sue Townsend)
Adrian Mole Novels (Sue Townsend)
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33
Discworld Series (Terry Pratchett)
Discworld Series (Terry Pratchett)
34
What a Carve Up! (Jonathan Coe)
What a Carve Up! (Jonathan Coe)
35
Me Talk Pretty One Day (David Sedaris)
Me Talk Pretty One Day (David Sedaris)
36
Scoop (Evelyn Waugh)
Scoop (Evelyn Waugh)
37
At Swim-Two-Birds (Flann O'Brien)
At Swim-Two-Birds (Flann O'Brien)
38
The Don Camillo Omnibus (Giovanni Guareschi)
The Don Camillo Omnibus (Giovanni Guareschi)
39
Love in a Cold Climate (Nancy Mitford)
Love in a Cold Climate (Nancy Mitford)
40
Asterix Series (Uderzo)
Asterix Series (Uderzo)
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