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Comic Masai Graham wins funniest joke at Edinburgh Fringe

Masai Graham with his Dave's Funniest Joke prize. Credit: PA

Masai Graham has scooped first prize for telling the funniest joke at the Edinburgh Fringe.

The comic scored the top comedy prize with his gag about heart donation.

My dad suggested I register for a donor card, he's a man after my own heart.'

– Masai Graham

Jokes from sets during the festival were shortlisted by 10 comedy critics before 2,000 voters picked the winner.

Graham beat jokes about Hillary Clinton, Marmite and Brexit to win Dave's funniest joke award.

Here are the 15 that made the shortlist:

15. Phil Nicol

Elton John hates ordering Chinese food. Soya seems to be the hardest word.

– Phil Nicol

14. Zoe Lyons

I'll tell you what's unnatural in the eyes of God. Contact lenses.

– Zoe Lyons

13. Arthur Smith

Back in the day, Instagram just meant a really efficient drug dealer.

– Arthur Smith

12. Roger Swift

I spotted a Marmite van on the motorway. It was heading yeastbound.

– Roger Swift

11. Michelle Wolf

Hillary Clinton has shown that any woman can be President, as long as your husband did it first.

– Michelle Wolf

10. Jordan Brookes

Is it possible to mistake schizophrenia for telepathy, I hear you ask.

– Jordan Brookes

9. Annie McGrath

Don't you hate it when people assume you're rich because you sound posh and went to private school and have loads of money?

– Annie McGrath

8. Adele Cliff

Why is Henry's wife covered in tooth marks? Because he's Tudor.

– Adele Cliff

7. Gary Delaney

I often confuse Americans and Canadians. By using long words.

– Gary Delaney

6. Tiff Stevenson

Brexit is a terrible name, sounds like cereal you eat when you are constipated.

– Tiff Stevenson

5. Will Duggan

I went to a pub quiz in Liverpool, had a few drinks so wasn't much use. Just for a laugh I wrote The Beatles or Steven Gerrard for every answer... came second.

– Will Duggan

4. Mark Smith

Apparently one in three Britons are conceived in an Ikea bed, which is mad because those places are really well lit.

– Mark Smith

3. Mark Watson

I've been happily married for four years - out of a total of 10.

– Mark Watson

2. Stuart Mitchell

Why is it old people say "there's no place like home", yet when you put them in one...

– Stuart Mitchell

1. Masai Graham

My dad has suggested that I register for a donor card. He's a man after my own heart.

– Masai Graham