Viva La Repartee

Author: Dr. Mardy Grothe
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061758447
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This delightful volume is a celebration of the most impressive retorts, ripostes, rejoinders, comebacks, quips, ad-libs, bon mots, off-the-cuff comments, wisecracks, and other clever remarks ever to come out of the mouths -- and from the ...

Oxymoronica

Author: Dr. Mardy Grothe
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061978333
Size: 74.83 MB
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" Dolly Parton You won't find the word "oxymoronica" in any dictionary (at least not yet) because Dr. Mardy Grothe introduces it to readers in this delightful collection of 1,400 of the most provocative quotations of all time.

Elements Of Wit

Author: Benjamin Errett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698153863
Size: 48.19 MB
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Elements of Wit is an engaging book that brings together the greatest wits of our time, and previous ones from Oscar Wilde to Nora Ephron, Winston Churchill to Christopher Hitchens, Mae West to Louis CK, and many in between.

Ifferisms

Author: Dr. Mardy Grothe
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061959585
Size: 18.35 MB
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This novel compendium of wisdom, wit, and wordplay presents nearly two thousand quotations that all begin with the word if.

Metaphors Be With You

Author: Dr. Mardy Grothe
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062445359
Size: 21.68 MB
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In Metaphors Be With You, respected quotation anthologist Dr. Mardy Grothe has created the definitive collection of history’s greatest metaphorical quotations.

The Weird World Of Words

Author: Mitchell Symons
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 1936976935
Size: 58.72 MB
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A collection of English-language trivia shares fun facts about words and language usage, from "almost" being the longest English word with its letters in alphabetical order to "stewardesses" being the longest word typed with the left hand.

Never Cry Arp And Other Great Adventures

Author: Patrick F. McManus
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1466809477
Size: 64.45 MB
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This is a book for kids who love to start fishing at 4am (at least they say they do) or for those who prefer to experience the mighty outdoors in the safety of their homes. "Everybody should read Patrick McManus," said the New York Times.

The Elements Of Eloquence

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848316224
Size: 32.35 MB
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He also writes beautifully.' David Marsh, Guardian In an age unhealthily obsessed with substance, this is a book on the importance of pure style, from the bestselling author of The Etymologicon and The Horologicon.