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Oxford dictionary of humorous quotations

Author: Ned Sherrin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Over 5,000 witty one-liners and sparkling anecdotes"--Publisher's website.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ned Sherrin
ISBN: 9780199570034 0199570035
OCLC Number: 810425805
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Includes indexes.
Description: xxxv, 536 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTION; HOW TO USE THE DICTIONARY; LIST OF THEMES; QUOTATIONS; AUTHOR INDEX; KEYWORD INDEX
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: edited by Ned Sherrin ; with a foreword by Alistair Beaton.

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The late Ned Sherrin's personal choice of humorous quotations, from witty one-liners to the punchlines of sparkling anecdotes. Laugh at - and borrow! - gems from classic writers and humorists, from  Read more...

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