Don’t Tell Michelle Obama!

I don’t like her old man, but I wouldn’t wish this even on him!

A Thai cookbook has won this year’s Diagram Prize for oddest book title of the year.

Cooking With Poo is written by Bangkok chef Saiyuud Diwong whose nickname is Poo – which is Thai for “crab”.

She runs a cookery school for locals and tourists in the city’s largest slum, alongside the charitable organisation that published the book.

“We knew the whole world loved Poo but now its official!,” said Anji Barker, a senior social worker at the charity Urban Neighbours of Hope.

Can you tell it’s Friday afternoon?

The other shorlisted titles were Estonian Sock Patterns All Around the World, The Mushroom in Christian Art, A Taxonomy of Office Chairs and A Century of Sand Dredging in the Bristol Channel: Volume Two.

Last year’s winner was former dentist Michael Young’s Managing a Dental Practice the Genghis Khan Way.

Genghis Khan dentistry—now, that I would wish on Obama!

PS: Oops! I missed a few!

Voted in second was Mr Andoh’s Pennine Diary: Memoirs of a Japanese Chicken Sexer in 1935 Hebden Bridge by Stephen Curry and Takayoshi Andoh.

While Scott D Mendelson’s The Great Singapore Penis Panic and the Future of American Mass Hysteria came in third.

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