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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (2nd Hand Paperback)

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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.

Find the best lines from your favourite jokesters and wordsmiths, add that extra
something to a speech or presentation, or just enjoy a good laugh.

'A chair is a piece of furniture. I am not a chair because no one has ever sat on me.' - Ann Widdecombe on the announcement that Parliamentary language will now be gender-neutral.

'No wonder Bob Geldof is such an expert on famine. He's been feeding off 'I don't like Mondays' for 30 years.' - Russell Brand.

On deciding to run for governor of California: 'The most difficult decision I've ever made in my entire life, except for the one in 1978 when I decided to get a bikini wax.' - Arnold Schwarzenegger.

'Wanting to know an author because you like his work is like wanting to know a duck because you like pâté.' - Margaret Atwood.

'I am so sorry. We have to stop there. I have just come to the end of my personality.' - Quentin Crisp, closing down an interview.

  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Humorous Non-Fiction
  • Published : 2012 (Fourth Ed.)
  • ISBN : 9780199570034
  • SKU : B000508
  • PPC : SP460gm
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"Does not disappoint . . . a brilliant manual for writers, after-dinner speakers and best men." - South Wales Evening Post.

"As always this companion instructs through laughter." - Contemporary Review.

The Publisher

Oxford University Press is the university press of University of Oxford. It is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.