Is working in a shoe shop “sole-destroying”? “I think I’ll leave the shoe shop soon and find a better paying job"/"One that’s not so sole-destroying?” was posted on the newsgroup aus.tv on May 2, 2006. “I used to work in a shoe shop but it was sole destroying” was posted on Twitter on January 30, 2010.
British comedian Alex Horne placed second in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2013 with this joke:
“I used to work in a shoe-recycling shop. It was sole-destroying.”
“I quit my job crushing cans. It was soda pressing” is a similar pun about work.
Wikipedia: Alex Horne
Alexander James Jeffrey “Alex” Horne (born 10 September 1978) is a British comedian. He is the host of “The Horne Section”, a live music variety show which has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
Google Groups: aus.tv
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On Wed, 3 May 2006 10:00:08 +1000, “Kelpie”
>Thanks for the news Tems.
>I was about to hit the ‘buy now’ button on a new camera lens when I read
>I think I’ll leave the shoe shop soon and find a better paying job. Any
One that’s not so sole-destroying ?
RIGHT!! I’m up for it! Anybody else?! #ffired I used to work in a shoe shop but it was sole destroying #ffired
2:45 PM - 30 Jan 2010
shoe burning job was sole-destroying, or soul-destroying? wanted a professional opinion. thankyou.
2:06 PM - 25 Jan 2011
Had to quit my job recycling the bottom of old shoes. It was sole destroying. #boomboom
7:26 AM - 6 Jul 2011
I recently lost my job in a shoe shop for accidentally causing a fire.It was sole destroying.
5:28 PM - 12 Jul 2011
My personal favourite #EdFringe 1-liner is @AlexHorne: ‘I used to work in a shoe-recycling shop. It was sole-destroying.’ #Funneh
5:30 AM - 19 Aug 2013
Rob Auton’s chocolate joke is Fringe ‘funniest’
20 August 2013
From the section Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland
The top 10 were:
1. Rob Auton - “I heard a rumour that Cadbury is bringing out an oriental chocolate bar. Could be a Chinese Wispa.”
2. Alex Horne - “I used to work in a shoe-recycling shop. It was sole-destroying.”
More One Liners, Jokes and Gags
Compiled by Grant Tucker
London: Biteback Publishing
I used to work in a shoe recycling shop. It was sole destroying.