Why the two-syllable pronunciation of "nine" for the telephone? [more inside]
Looking for the name of a British television documentary series dealing with the social history of Britain as seen through its television comedies. Screened in 2009. [more inside]
Any recommendations for books/articles/whatever about the history of comedy? Specifically 20th century American comedy? [more inside]
What is the origin of the "I just threw up a little bit in my mouth" phrase? [more inside]
What is the origin (i.e. first instance and first proponents) of the 'Banana Skin' joke, the use of rubber chickens in Comedy and the act of throwing a custard pie in someone's face? I have been searching the web no no avail!