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Funniest joke man Tim Vine on the perfect one-liner

A joke by comedian Tim Vine about a vacuum cleaner has been voted the funniest at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

He won with the one-liner: "I decided to sell my Hoover... well it was just collecting dust."

Vine, 47, saw his joke scoop almost a fifth of the votes in the competition run by comedy TV channel, Dave.

Tim spoke to the BBC about winning the award and how he writes his jokes.

  • 19 Aug 2014
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