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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations
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Gyles Brandreth
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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Gyles Brandreth


Oxford University Press

Dictionaries of quotations;
Humour collections & anthologies


496 pages

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Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandreth has completely revised Ned Sherrin's classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners, and anecdotes. With over 1,000 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 Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, Joan Rivers, Stephen Fry, and friends.

Edited by:   Gyles Brandreth
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   5th Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 195mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 26mm
Weight:   508g
ISBN:   9780199681372
ISBN 10:   0199681376
Pages:   496
Publication Date:   September 2015
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Introduction ; How to Use the Dictionary ; List of Themes ; Dictionary ; Author Index ; Keyword Index

Gyles Brandreth is a high profile comedian, writer, reporter on The One Show and keen participant in radio and TV quiz shows.

Does not disappoint... a brilliant manual for writers, after-dinner speakers and best men * South Wales Evening Post * However you like your humour, there will be something here for you and I defy you to leaf through it and find nothing to bring a smile to the lips. * Herts Advertiser * Reviews from previous edition The ultimate guide to the sharpest, wryest and wittiest quips, put-downs and one-liners * Romford Recorder * A perfect Christmas gift for just about anyone with a sense of humour. * Welsh Border Life * the BEST bedside book in the world. * Vulpes Libris * Just the source for a quote to enhance any speech or piece of writing, whatever your subject. * Writing Magazine * This recommended dictionary will have people reading cover to cover just for fun. All libraries will want to add this to their reference collections. * Library Journal *

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