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  • The Class of Footballby Adam Schefter

    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...

  • Ifferismsby Mardy Grothe

    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...

  • Viva la Reparteeby Mardy Grothe

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    For most of us, that perfect retort or witty reply often escapes us when we need it most, only to come to mind with perfect clarity when it's too late to be useful. The twentieth-century writer Heywood Broun described this all-too-common phenomenon when he wrote "Repartee is what we wish we'd said." In Viva la Repartee , Dr. Mardy Grothe, author... more...

  • Stumped Again!by Catriona Crombie

    Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 7.99

    Following on from the success of STUMPED! THE WORLD'S FUNNIEST CRICKET QUOTES, here is a new selection of gaffes and quips from cricket lovers the world over, guaranteed to make you smile. more...

  • 5,000 Great One Linersby Grant Tucker

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.65

    Whether told in the rugby clubs of Wales or the gentlemen?s clubs of London, their sharpness and simplicity unites us all. Short, sweet and wickedly clever, they hold a special place in the annals of comedy, and as the rise of Twitter heralds a resurrection of the art form, there seems no better time to celebrate the immortal one-liner. In this book,... more...

  • 101 Doughnut Proverbsby David M. Abramowicz

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 5.99

    101 Doughnut Proverbs is a collection of humorous adages related to the beloved pastry. The Author's amusing comparisons raise the awareness of the reader to important lessons in life in a comical context. more...

  • The Ultimate George W. Bushismsby Jacob Weisberg

    Touchstone 2007; Not Available

    "This business about graceful exit just simply has no realism to it at all." As the end of the Bush era approaches, the legacy is clear: George W. Bush is a wartime president. His enemy, battered but not defeated after repeated surges: the English language. The ultimate edition of George W. Bushisms captures this legacy -- from the Gulf Coast... more...

  • The Ultimate George W. Bushismsby Jacob Weisberg

    Touchstone 2007; Not Available

    "This business about graceful exit just simply has no realism to it at all." As the end of the Bush era approaches, the legacy is clear: George W. Bush is a wartime president. His enemy, battered but not defeated after repeated surges: the English language. The ultimate edition of George W. Bushisms captures this legacy -- from the Gulf Coast... more...

  • The Best Margaret Thatcher Quotesby James Alexander

    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, Britain’s first female prime minister; the longest-serving prime minister of the 20th... more...

  • Words of Wisdomby Gareth Southwell

    Quercus 2013; US$ 16.95

    Words of Wisdom brings together 360 of philosophy?s most famous quotations, explaining their meaning and telling the stories behind them. Western philosophy may be said to have begun in ancient Greece, where, inscribed in his temple at Delphi, the words of the god Apollo commanded those who sought wisdom to first "know thyself". With the author?s... more...