GLASWEGIANS are being encouraged to tell their tall tales and wee stories in a bid to make Sir Billy Connolly chuckle, as part of a special competition.

Glasgow Libraries have teamed up with the Big Yin’s publisher, Two Roads, to celebrate the release of Billy’s hilarious new book, Tall Tales and Wee Stories, and are giving fans the chance to win a signed copy of his new release.

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The tale must be 500 words or less and the writer’s story must describe a funny situation that’s happened to them or that they have witnessed.

Local storytellers have until the end of January to submit their entry and The Big Yin will read and select a winner from the top five shortlisted entries.

Anyone with a funny story can submit their real-life anecdote to by January 31, 2020 to be in with a chance of winning.