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MacHale, Des

Overview
Works: 126 works in 271 publications in 7 languages and 4,932 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Humor  Miscellanea  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: GV1493, 793.73
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Des MacHale
George Boole : his life and work by Des MacHale( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Engelse wiskundige George Boole (1815-1864)
Challenging lateral thinking puzzles by Paul Sloane( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains more than 80 brain teasers to test your powers of logic and your sense of humor
Perplexing lateral thinking puzzles by Paul Sloane( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome ot the world of perplexing lateral thinking puzzles! There is always more than meets the eye-you just have to know where to look and how to think. Completely normal situations veer off into the world of the bizarre, confounding, and surreal and you must decide which facts are important to solve these puzzles
Wit by Des MacHale( Book )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So begins Wit, a collection of hilarious quotes from the famous and infamous by author Des MacHale. MacHale has been collecting quotes over the past 20 years from books, magazines, newspapers, radio, television, film, and any other source imaginable. His criteria for "quotable" quotes is stringent: They must be fresh, concise, and above all, funny! Categorized into 20 chapters such as Food; Politics; Religion; Social Behavior and Manners; Love, Sex, Marriage, Men, and Women; and Lawyers and other Professions, Wit is guaranteed to double up any reader with laughter. The list of hundreds of celebrities' uproarious, provocative, and sometimes downright dim-witted words includes such quips as: "For some reason, a glaze passes over people's faces when you say Canada."--Sondra Gottliebo. "If it sells, it's art." -Frank Lloydo "I owe a lot to my parents-especially my mother and father." -Gary Player. Wit is refreshingly honest and funny and is sure to become a best-seller!
Lateral thinking puzzlers by Paul Sloane( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncover ways to use your brain that you've never dreamed possible. Try to find logical explanation for the bizarre circumstances in life
Brain-busting lateral thinking puzzles by Paul Sloane( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of puzzles that require creative and alternative problem-solving skills, rated from easy to very difficult, and includes clues and answers
Improve your lateral thinking : puzzles to challenge your mind by Paul Sloane( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to solve the puzzles in this mind stretching collection, you need to break away from conventional dead end assumptins and approach things from a new angle
Intriguing lateral thinking puzzles by Paul Sloane( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains 110 of strange happenings crying out for explanations
Logical thinking puzzles by Paul Sloane( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than ninety brain teasers test powers of logic - and sense of humor - with word and number puzzles illustrated by cartoons
The life and work of George Boole : a prelude to the digital age by Des MacHale( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, aimed at the general reader and now available again, is the first full-length biography of George Boole (1815-1864) who has been variously described as the founder of pure mathematics, one of the fathers of computer science and discoverer of symbolic logic
The complete guide to the Quiet man by Des MacHale( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingenious lateral thinking puzzles by Paul Sloane( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Spanish and English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic lateral thinking puzzles by Edward J Harshman( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tricky lateral thinking puzzles by Paul Sloane( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful lateral thinking puzzles by Paul Sloane( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of puzzles that will challenge the best puzzle solver
Cunning lateral thinking puzzles by Paul Sloane( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comic sections : the book of mathematical jokes, humour, wit, and wisdom by Des MacHale( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish wit by Des MacHale( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling and highly popular series with hilarious subject matter
Ultimate wit( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of humorous quotations for different occasions
Outstanding lateral thinking puzzles by Paul Sloane( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Des MacHale Irish mathematician, academic

Des MacHale wiskundige uit Ierland

MacHale, Desmond

MacHale, Desmond 1946-

McHale, Des

맥헤일, 데스

Languages
English (75)

Spanish (18)

Chinese (3)

French (1)

Romanian (1)

Italian (1)

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