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'Funniest Joke' at the Edinburgh Fringe comes from West Brom

Comedian Masai Graham, from West Bromwich, who has scooped the 'Dave's Funniest Joke of The Fringe' Award at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival. Credit: Jane Barlow / PA Wire/Press Association Images

A gag about heart donation has been named the funniest joke of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Comedian Masai Graham, from West Bromwich scored the top comedy prize for Dave's Funniest Joke of the Fringe after 27 percent of respondents backed the line:

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

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

Comedian Masai Graham, from West Bromwich, who has scooped the 'Dave's Funniest Joke of The Fringe' Award at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival. Credit: Jane Barlow / PA Wire/Press Association Images

"It's an incredible honour to land Joke of the Fringe. Not bad for someone from West Brom!"

– Masai Graham

The top 10 jokes voted for by 2000 respondents at the Fringe Festival:

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

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

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

4."Apparently one in three Britons are conceived in an Ikea bed which is mad because those places are really well lit" - Mark Smith

5."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

6."Brexit is a terrible name, sounds like cereal you eat when you are constipated" - Tiff Stevenson

7."I often confuse Americans and Canadians. By using long words" - Gary Delaney

8."Why is Henry's wife covered in tooth marks? Because he's Tudor" - Adele Cliff

9."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

10."Is it possible to mistake schizophrenia for telepathy, I hear you ask" - Jordan Brookes