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- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Perfect for linguaphiles and lovers of quotes, Ifferisms is a lively compendium of wit, wisdom, and wordplay from Dr. Mardy Grothe, author of I Never Metaphor I Didn?t Like, Viva La Repartee, and Oxymoronica. A collection of aphorisms?pithy observations that communicate some kind of truth about the human experience? Ifferisms contains those... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 14.67
'They misunderestimated me' George W. Bush Einstein said only two things are infinite - the universe and human stupidity. So in deference to the dumbing down of our culture, comes Dim Wit - a collection of the most jaw-droppingly stupid things ever said. The cast includes every famous foot-in-mouther from George W Bush to Prince Philip, Paris... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 16.02
'It is better to give than to receive - especially advice.' MARK TWAIN. This book offers 366 tips - some in their own words, some favourite quotations; some maxims of every day life; some pithy, some profound, some philosophical. From poets to philosophers, from psychologists to Members of Parliament, from businessmen to novelists, the range of contributors... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Insightful, poignant, inspiring, and witty, The Class of Football is a heartfelt collection of hard-earned wisdom and life's lessons from the Hall-of-Fame induction speeches of the NFL's all-time greatest players. Compiled in conjunction with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, The Class of Football brings together sage advice from legends of the... more...
- Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 5.99
Mention Thatcher in the UK and opinion will be clearly divided. However, one thing that is inarguable is that Margaret Thatcher was a formidable character: British stateswoman, Leader of the Conservative Party 1975-1990, Prime Minister 1979-1990, Britains first female prime minister; the longest-serving prime minister of the 20th... more...
- Gallery Books 2005; US$ 9.99
Pulled from the hit film that made a hero out of a tetherball-loving guy with glasses and stellar dance moves, the words, phrases, and speeches in Napoleon Dynamite: The Complete Quote Book capture the hilarious dialogue that worked its way into the hearts and mouths of millions of fans. Quirky, comical, and yet somehow perfect for any situation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 32.95
How did the universe come to exist? What is the nature of its creator? Is there a purpose to human existence? What is it to live a good life? The Routledge Dictionary of Religious and Spiritual Quotations offers not just one, but many, answers to these questions. Geoffrey Parrinder has drawn on all the great books of world religions - the Bible,... more...
- Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 9.99
The Scottish language is rich in proverbs, sayings, maxims and wise aphorisms. Sadly, in the transition from the abacus to the computer, most of these have become outdated. This great little gift book thrusts these expressions into the 21st century providing millennia of wisdom in a practical modern format. It covers everything from bagpipes to whisky... more...
- Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 7.99
Scotland has had its fair share of comedians, both professional and self-styled, but the wit of Scotland is not traditionally of the ha-ha, belly-laugh variety. It's rather of the understated, wry-smile type, known in Scotland as 'pawkie' humour. The Concise Scots Dictionary defines 'pawkie' as having a matter-of-fact, humorously critical outlook on... more...