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Bred any good rooks lately? : a collection of puns, shaggy dogs, spoonerisms, feghoots & malappropriate stories

Author: James Charlton
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Spoonerisms
Shaggy dog stories
Puns
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bred any good rooks lately?
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1986
(OCoLC)988220798
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Charlton
ISBN: 0385234775 9780385234771
OCLC Number: 13333327
Description: 117 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: For the birds / Stephen King --
Rook to king / Donald Hall --
Lad is not for burning / John D. MacDonald --
Gospel rap / Roy Blount Jr. --
Day with Sam Goldwyn / William Eastlake --
Lupe has the last word / George Garrett --
Hyacinth and fern / Anne Bernays --
Tuchbreider marriage / Stephen Birmingham --
Just rewards / Elizabeth Tallent --
From the journals of "Woodchuck Charlie" Robinson, wilderness guide & trapper / W.D. Snodgrass --
True valu / Mark Harris --
Anyone for Tennyson / Robert Terrall --
Beautiful princess / Freida Arkin --
Down under / Donald Honig --
No slings, no arrows / Lawrence Block --
On Bendiner's tenderdheartedness / Willard Espy --
Ham shall lie down with the / Richard Schickel --
Colorless story / William Cole --
Is Cape Ann huge at the tip? No, Ann is a mile of land! / George Cuomo --
Rebel belle / Tom Disch --
Through time and space with Ferdinand Feghoot / Grendal Briarton. Spin around town / Madeleine L'Engle --
Resting comfortably / Max Wilk --
Man who kept Shakespeare in stitches / Bette Greene --
Burnside and the courts / Isaac Asimov --
Feghoot with black bean sauce / Richard Elman --
Production values / Joe Haldeman --
Studied composition / Annie Dillard --
What I'd do for love / David Slavitt --
Poor Richard / Frederik Pohl --
Stiff curriculum / X.J. Kennedy --
Psychobabble / Charles Webb --
Shaggy dog bite / Robert Bloch --
Jonathan Swifty / Brock Brower --
Routine Teuton / Peter Straub --
Secret ingredient of the wee intangible essence burger / Tom Clark --
Fox who loved ice cream / Hannah Green --
Animal rights / Walter Redfern --
Fish story / Robert Cantwell --
Artful decision / William Thompson --
Flowers for pachyderm / Mark Strand --
Baseball groaner / W.P. Kinsella --
Armor, amour / joel oppenheimer --
Conventional approach / James Charlton --
Gustatory notes from all over / Donald E. Westlake.
Responsibility: gathered by James Charlton ; illustrated by Mary Kornblum.

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