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Quotations for all occasions

Author: Catherine Frank
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The three sections of the book cover 150 occasions. "Every Year" offers quotations on all the special dates in the calendar from New Year's Day to New Year's Eve, including Martin Luther King Day, Valentine's Day, Ramadan, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, Kwanzaa, and Christmas. "Occasionally" presents quotations on such occasions as giving a speech, having an interview, becoming a parent, getting engaged, welcoming  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Frank
ISBN: 0231112904 9780231112901 0231112912 9780231112918
OCLC Number: 43694237
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 260 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Birthday --
New Year --
Martin Luther King Day --
Chinese New Year --
Valentine's Day --
February 29 --
St. Patrick's Day --
April Fool's Day --
Easter --
Passover --
Islamic New Year --
Ramadan --
Mother's Day --
Memorial Day --
Father's Day --
Independence Day --
Labor Day --
Rosh Hashanah --
Yom Kippur --
Halloween --
Veterans Day --
Thanksgiving --
Hanukkah --
Kwanzaa --
Christmas --
New Year's Eve --
Days of the Week --
Sunday --
Monday --
Tuesday --
Wednesday --
Friday --
Saturday --
January --
February --
March --
April --
May --
June --
July --
August --
September --
October --
November --
December --
Spring --
Summer --
Autumn --
Winter --
Back to School --
Taking Exams --
Falling in Love --
Breaking Up --
Proposals --
Engagement --
Moving In (With a Partner) --
Quitting Smoking --
Quitting Drinking --
Losing Weight --
Wedding --
Starting a Business --
Promotion --
Becoming a Parent --
Becoming a Grandparent --
Moving House --
Wedding Anniversary --
Family Reunion --
School Reunion --
Hospitals and Doctors --
Illness (Mild) --
Severe Illness --
Separation --
Divorcing --
Reuniting --
Disasters --
Bereavement --
Funeral --
Recovery --
Vacation --
Travel --
Writing a Report --
Drinking --
Toasting --
Giving a Speech --
Seeking a Favor --
Financial Success --
Financial Loss --
Meals --
Parties --
Meetings --
Interviews --
Consolation --
Awards, Rewards, and Congratulation --
Inspiring --
Invitation --
Saying Goodbye --
Concluding a Deal --
Apology --
Praise.
Responsibility: compiled by Catherine Frank.

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A compendium of quotations that capture various moments of our lives. It offers quotations on special dates in the calendar from New Year's Day to New Year's Eve, including Martin Luther King Day,  Read more...

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A source of bon mots for every eventuality, a catalogue of smart things to come out with at anything from a bar mitzvah to a burial. -- Peter Reading Times Literary Supplement Do librarians and Read more...

 
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