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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations By Edited by Ned Sherrin

Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations
by Edited by Ned Sherrin

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Ranging from subjects, such as gambling to hollywood, from diets to shopping, this is a collection of humorous quotations and witty comments. It includes quotes from the classic writers and contemporary humorists, such as Oscar Wilde, Mae West, Graham Norton and Meera Syal.
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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations by Edited by Ned Sherrin

This hilarious collection of humorous quotations, full of wisecracks and wit, snappy comments and inspired fantasy, has been specially chosen by Ned Sherrin. Now with even more quotes on more subjects: from Gambling to Hollywood, from Diets to Shopping. 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. 'If God had wanted us to bend over, He would have put diamonds on the floor.' Joan Rivers on Health 'It's hard to be funny when you have to be clean.' Mae West on Humour 'Don't get mad, get everything.' Ivana Trump on Marriage 'They misunderestimated me.' George W. Bush on Self-Knowledge 'If it's shiny, I buy it.' Graham Norton on Shopping 'Whales get killed only when they spout.' Denis Thatcher on BSpeeches

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As always this companion instructs through laughter Contemporary Review Buy the book. The Beachcomber, Daily Express

About Edited by Ned Sherrin

Ned Sherrin is presenter of BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends. Producer and director of the ground-breaking 1960s satire TV show That Was the Week that Was, and producer of a number of films, including The Virgin Soldiers (1968) and Up Pompeii (1971), he has also written extensively for stage and screen. He has directed many theatre productions such as Side by Side by Sondheim (London 1976 and New York 1977) and Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell (1989). He has compiled a number of anthologies, including Cutting Edge (Dent, 1984), Theatrical Anecdotes (Virgin, 1991), Ned Sherrin in his Anecdotage (Virgin, 1993), and the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (OUP, 1995, 2/e 2001). He has also written a novel, Scratch an Actor (Sinclair Stevenson, 1995).

Table of Contents

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

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations by Edited by Ned Sherrin
Edited by Ned Sherrin
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