Clive Greenaway managed to say 26 one-liners in 60 seconds in frontof a live audience to claim the record。
Although the 57-year-old fell two jokes short of the 28 he hadhoped for, it was still enough to outdo rival Markus Weiseby five jokes。
Mr Greenaway spent a year practising for the record and his act wasso well-rehearsed that he was able to rattle off one joke every twoseconds。
One of the strict Guinness World Records' rules stated that thelive audience of 250 people had to laugh to each joke, orthe gag would not becounted。
'My wife and I were happy - then we met'
'My wife dresses to kill - and cooks the same way'
'Pollen count - that's a tough job'
'I ate a ploughman's lunch - he was not happy'
'Went to the paper shop - but it had blown away'