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Messing About in Quotes: A Little Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations
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Gyles Brandreth
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Messing About in Quotes: A Little Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Gyles Brandreth


9780198813187

Oxford University Press


Reference;
Dictionaries of quotations;
Humour collections & anthologies


Hardback

400 pages

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Become a dazzling wit or enjoy a good laugh with this entertaining collection of humorous quotations, carefully handpicked and edited by writer and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth. From Art to Bores, Tennis to Wine, this little dictionary contains over 2,700 of the best quotations, from witty one-liners and funny phrases to pithy comments and unintended humour.

"If you live to be one hundred you've got it made. Very few people die past that age." - George Burns

"I thought coq au vin was love in a lorry." - Victoria Wood

"Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie-detector." - Graham Greene

"The trouble with a book is that you never know what's in it until it's too late." - Jeanette Winterson

Edited by:   Gyles Brandreth
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 161mm,  Width: 109mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   320g
ISBN:   9780198813187
ISBN 10:   019881318X
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   October 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Gyles Brandreth is a writer, broadcaster and former MP - and one of Britain's most sought-after award ceremony hosts and after dinner speakers. A reporter on The One Show and a regular contestant on Radio 4's Just a Minute, his many books include The Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries, the no.1 bestseller: The 7 Secrets of Happiness, as well as the hugely popular Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations.


A great stocking filler. * The People's Friend * Always good for a laugh and there are lots of laughs, familiar and unfamiliar, on every page from many others wits. * Robert Tanitch, Mature Times *

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