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Oxford dictionary of humorous quotations

Author: Ned Sherrin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Over 5000 quotations, chosen by Ned Sherrin, are included in this book. Quips come from classic humorists such as Wilde Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx and the nouveaux droles, including Stephen Fry, P.J. O'Rourke, Douglas Adams, Graham Norton and Meera Syal.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford dictionary of humorous quotations.
Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2012
(OCoLC)810425805
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ned Sherrin
ISBN: 9780191757631 0191757632
OCLC Number: 819760374
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 536 pages).
Contents: INTRODUCTION; HOW TO USE THE DICTIONARY; LIST OF THEMES; QUOTATIONS; AUTHOR INDEX; KEYWORD INDEX
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Other Titles: Dictionary of humorous quotations
Humorous quotations
Responsibility: edited by Ned Sherrin.

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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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