The topic-by-topic arrangement makes this ideal for speech-makers. There are over 1000 stories, under 400 keyword headings embracing themes as diverse as absentmindedness, heckling, resignations and windbags, which feature a host of famous names from all walks of life and all periods of history.
A collection of over 1000 stories under 400 keyword headings that embrace themes as diverse as absent-mindedness, heckling, resignations and windbags. The anecdotes feature a host of famous names from all walks of life and from all periods of history - monarchs and mistresses, peers and presidents, composers and comedians - each of them presented in a light that is not always flattering but in some way revelatory.
Customer Reviews - Cassell Dictionary Of Anecdotes
Nigel Rees is the author of over 50 books and a writer and broadcaster whose interest in words and phrases is well known from his programme Quote...Unquote on the BBC Radio and his appearances in dictionary corner' on Channel 4's Countdown. He lives in West London.
Cassell Dictionary Of Anecdotes by Nigel Rees
Used - Very Good
Orion Publishing Co
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