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The dictionary of humorous quotations

The dictionary of humorous quotations

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Published by Dorset Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English.,
  • Wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Evan Esar.
    ContributionsEsar, Evan, 1899-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6084 H8 E8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination270 p.
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20361586M
    ISBN 100880292903

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    Get this from a library! Oxford dictionary of humorous quotations. [Ned Sherrin;] -- Over quotations, chosen by Ned Sherrin, are included in this book. Quips come from classic humorists such as Wilde Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx and the nouveaux droles, including Stephen Fry. ♥ Book Title: Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations ♣ Name Author: Ned Sherrin ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: 5q4XBa5jsy8C Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "Furnishes over five thousand quotations, including classic one-liners, quips, and put-downs from such.


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In The Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, noted writer and satirist Ned Sherrin has gathered nearly 6, quotations drawn from an international cast of humorists and pundits, ranging from Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Oscar Wilde to Groucho Marx, Monty Python, and Roseanne.

Forty themes, from computers to tennis, and over eight hundred quotations, are completely new to this edition/5(7). American Reference Book Annual "The wit across the pages here is sourced and provided context by category and author, a treasure for speaker, academic, or random reader."--The Virginian-Pilot "Need a witty quote to use in a speech or to impress a friend.

The Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations is a good place to start."/5(7). With quotations courtesy of comedians and playwrights, novelists and producers, cartoonists and moguls, and displaying all shades of humor from dry to sly and subtle to wacky, the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations will be the perfect resource for public speakers, writers, and anyone else who enjoys a sparkling line, an ingenious pun, or a wickedly clever by: 5.

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+ $ by: 6. Evan Esar () was an American humorist who wrote Esar's Comic Dictionary"Humorous English" inQuips and Quotes in He is known for quotes like "Statistics: The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions."/5(13).

This hilarious collection of humorous quotations, full of wisecracks and wit, snappy comments and inspired fantasy, has been specially compiled by the late broadcaster and raconteur Ned Sherrin, with a foreword by leading British satirist, Alistair Beaton.

Now packed with even more quotes and covering more subjects than before, from Weddings to the Supernatural, Headlines to Australia.

Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandret /5. Quotes About Books Group 6: Bookstores. No one ever shouts in a bookstore. - Lillian Jackson Braun It is clear that the books owned the shop rather than the other way about.

Everywhere they had run wild and taken possession of their habitat, breeding and multiplying, and clearly lacking any strong hand to keep them down. In The Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, Fourth Edition, the late writer and satirist Ned Sherrin has gathered more than 5, quotations in a rollicking collection drawn from an.

Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to. Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandreth has completely revised Ned Sherrin's classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners, and anecdotes.

With over 1, new quotations from all media, it's easy to find hilarious quotes on subjects ranging from Argument to Diets, from Computers to The Weather. Add sparkle to your speeches and presentations, or just enjoy a good laugh in company with 5/5(1).

A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and present – from the ancients of East and West to the global village of the 21st century. Find that half-remembered line in a browser's paradise of quotations for all occasions.

Dictionary of Quotations. Th selections feature non-English language sources including proverbs by a master Encyclopedist.

Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. These 6, quotations in 2, categories represent an encyclopedic classification of the canon's eternal passages. YourDictionary Resources Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations. Webster's New World® Dictionary of Quotations features more t entries from over 4, sources.

The featured quotations span the ages from Greek philosophers, the Bible, and Shakespeare to modern authors, celebrities, and world leaders. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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So, as an homage to those who do it well, we compiled a list of our favorite humorous quotes from literature. This being the beginning of our slideshow, let's begin at the beginning. Something about the possession of a book - an object that can contain infinite fables, words of wisdom, chronicles of times gone by, humorous anecdotes and divine revelation - endows the reader with the power of creating a story, and the listener with a sense of.

Explore Dictionary Quotes by authors including Steven Wright, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Maya Angelou at BrainyQuote.Elizabeth Knowles, editor Elizabeth Knowles is a historical lexicographer who worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary () and was Editor of the 5th, 6th, and 7th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (,).

Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of.Little, Brown and Company Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, often simply called Bartlett's, is an American reference work that is the longest-lived and most widely distributed collection of quotations.

The book was first issued in and is currently in its eighteenth edition, published in Author: John Bartlett.