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    • Readers Digest's Humor in Uniform

    • A Selection of Classic Comic Anecdotes
    • By: Reader's Digest
    • Narrated by: Jamie Farr, Mike Farrell, Loretta Swit, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From basic training to World War II to the Gulf War, America's veterans share their funniest stories in this collection of Reader's Digest's popular "Humor in Uniform" column. Beneath the horror of war lies a rich tradition of comedy and satire, and these anecdotes have entertained readers for decades. Stars of the TV and movie versions of America's favorite military comedy, M*A*S*H, read equally hilarious pieces from all four branches of the armed forces.

    Regular price: $9.07

    • My Most Unforgettable Character

    • Selections from Reader's Digest's Most Popular Series, "The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met"
    • By: Reader's Digest, Lowell Thomas, Jackie Robinson, and others
    • Narrated by: Mason Adams, Joseph Campanella, Penny Fuller, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Selections from Reader's Digest magazine's most popular series The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met. All of these stories have one thing in common: Somehow, each of the characters featured struck home in the memory of the storyteller. These characters enriched lives through humor, wisdom, adventure, and affection, each possessing a unique regard for humanity, each a gem reflecting its own light.

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Dumb Around the World: Ghana

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Word to the wise: If you want to prune your neighbor's coconut tree in Ghana, be sure to wear your iron underwear.

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    • The Best Life Stories

    • 150 Real-Life Tales of Resilience, Joy, and Hope - All in 150 Words or Less!
    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: Steven Menasche, Brandon Massey, Romy Nordlinger, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    The Best Life Stories by Reader's Digest are 150 of the best hand-picked real-life tales of resilience, joy, and hope - all in 150 words or less!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too long for me to deal with atvthisvtime, Sorry!

    • By Sunny on 09-26-16

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    • Treasury of Joy & Inspiration

    • Our Most Moving Stories Ever
    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen, Luci Christian Bell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Chock-full of essays and true tales by some of America's most famous authors and thought leaders, these great listens inspire, uplift, open the door to new possibilities, and connect us emotionally. Organized around timeless American values - joy, miracles, giving, gratitude, holidays, and healing - listeners will laugh, cry, cheer, sigh, and renew their faith as they enjoy the powerful impact of a well-told story.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Dumb Around the World: Hong Kong

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
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    A business meeting goes awry in Hong Kong when a woman - whose first language is not English - confuses two similar-sounding job titles: "prosecutor" and "prostitute".

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    • Dumb Around the World: Estonia

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    After stealing about 1,600 gallons of vodka from Russia and pumping it into Estonia via an underwater pipeline, smugglers realized they had a major sales problem - Estonians are discriminating drinkers, and, unsurprisingly, pipeline vodka isn't what you'd call top quality.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Just a 51 second clip

    • By Worrall on 07-04-16

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    • Dumb Around the World: New Zealand

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    People talk smack about their neighbors all over the world - and New Zealand is no exception. The country's 31st prime minister, the late Robert "Piggy" Muldoon, famously stated, "New Zealanders who emigrate to Australia raise the IQ of both countries."

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Do NOT buy this, it is less than 30 seconds long

    • By Todd R Hambley on 11-23-16

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    • Dumb Around the World: Myanmar

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    When Burma's longstanding, censorship-running Division of Press Scrutiny was finally shut down for good, a former director noted being glad to be done with an ugly job, stating, "We didn't arrest or torture anyone, but we had to torture their writing."

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • waste of money: Skip this title

    • By Tem Per on 05-31-18

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    • Dumb Around the World: Cambodia

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
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    After 40 years of marriage, a couple in Prey Veng Province decided that the time had come to part ways - prompting the husband and friends to saw the house in half.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Sweden

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    What did six inmates, including three convicted murderers, at Norrtalje prison do when officers forgot to lock them up? Baked a cake and cozied up around a television, of course.

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    • Dumb Around the World

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Most of the strange and scary world looks remarkably familiar: dumb bosses and workers? Check. Silly governments and grumpy bureaucrats? Check. Cocktails made with human body parts? Check.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Wales

    • By: Reader's Digest -editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
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    "Where is Canadia [sic]?" a theater employee in Cardiff reportedly asked a Canadian actor. "Is it near Sweden?"

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    • Dumb Around the World: Argentina

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
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    In a country famous for its love of both beer and rugby, it should probably come as no surprise that someone invented a beer vending machine you have to tackle to operate.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Thailand

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
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    Aiming to deliver "guilt and shame" to their own police officers, Bangkok law enforcement officials looked to ubiquitous cartoon kitten Hello Kitty.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Iran

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
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    Iran has suggested that the US government staged the infamous 9/11 attacks in New York City - an insult in the eyes of Al Qaeda, the terrorist group behind 9/11, who called the attacks "the greatest and biggest operation ever committed against America". No word on Iran's theories about the Kennedy assassination or the moon landing.

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    • Dumb Around the World: India

    • By: Reader's Digest -editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
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    A shop owner in the city of Ahmedabad wanted a name that would honor his family and make his clothing store stand out, so he put a swastika on the sign and called the shop "Hitler".

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    • Dumb Around the World: Chile

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
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    An invaluable lesson was learned by the former head of Chile's national mint: When you're literally making money, typos aren't easily fixed.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Turkey

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
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    After stamping the "passport" of a nine-year-old girl's stuffed bear, customs officials in Turkey found themselves squarely in the crosshairs of the global laugh machine.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Czech Republic

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
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    The official English-language radio news bulletin in Prague recently featured two notable headlines in a serried list: "Ministry presents annual awards for promoting the good name of the country" followed by "Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek admits being drunk in interviews".

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