Humorous Short Stories
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Random Story
A man's attempt to save the woman of his dreams goes embarassingly wrong.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
More Random Stories
They danced and the cat-rat danced with them
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
The snow-woman she’d made earlier was looking right at her
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: 18
3 Stars
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Welcome to the humour short story section at east of the web. Find this month's featured stories above. You can browse the humour library by subgenre or search it for a title, author or keyword. Clicking on an author's name lists all their stories along with further information and links. Stories can be read online, printed or downloaded for reading offline or on handheld devices.
Top Short Stories
A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
“Hello, sir. How may I help you?”
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Simon cried and cried, but the textbooks say you’ve got to let them.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
The snow-woman she’d made earlier was looking right at her
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: 18
3 Stars
For stories feed on stories...
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
Just cuz a crustacean can talk don't make him magic! A children's story for adults.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
It looked just like a parrot cage, only larger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
They danced and the cat-rat danced with them
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
A conversation about an unusual discovery.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Top 20 Short Stories

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