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Viva La Repartee By Mardy Grothe

Viva La Repartee

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Pays humble homage to the brilliant and rare responses throughout history that were expressed at the perfect moment and delivered with an aplomb that will have you pumping your fist with sweet satisfaction. This book will be of interest to language lovers everywhere.

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Viva La Repartee: Clever Comebacks and Witty Retorts from History's Greatest Wits and Wordsworths by Mardy Grothe

From the author of "Oxymoronica" comes consolation for anyone who's ever said, "I wish I'd said that!" in this collection of history's cleverest comebacks, wittiest retorts, and other truly great replies. Everyone knows the sensation of utter regret that occurs once you've hung up the phone or said your goodbyes, and that perfect turn of phrase or witty remark comes to your mind with absolute clarity much too late. "Viva La Repartee" pays humble homage to those brilliant and rare responses throughout history that were expressed at the perfect moment and delivered with an aplomb that will have you pumping your fist with sweet satisfaction. From politicians and authors to entertainers and philosophers, Mardy Grothe has assembled the ultimate collection of comebacks, retorts, rejoinders, and banter from some of history's greatest word-smiths, including Oscar Wilde, Woody Allen, Dorothy Parker, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill, Dolly Parton, Albert Einstein, and much more. As entertaining as it is intellectually nourishing, "Viva La Repartee" is sure to arrest the attention of language lovers everywhere.

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About Mardy Grothe


Mardy Grothe, Ph.D., is a psychologist, marriage counsellor, and management consultant. The author of Never Let a Fool Kiss You or a Kiss Fool You, he is a popular speaker and has been interviewed extensively on radio and television on topics from problem bosses to the art of the insult.

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GOR011101389
Viva La Repartee: Clever Comebacks and Witty Retorts from History's Greatest Wits and Wordsworths by Mardy Grothe
Mardy Grothe
Used - Like New
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
2006-01-16
256
0060789484
9780060789480
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.