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Booklover's Book of Jokes, Quips & Quotes

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Publisher Comments:

Do your jokes begin something like “So, a guy walks into a bar . . .” or “A priest, a minister, and a rabbi . . ?” Tired of the same-old formulaic humor and worn-out riddles? Well, you’re in luck. The Booklover’s Book of Jokes, Quips and Quotes spans centuries to provide a collection chock-full of bookish humor, pithy sayings, one-liners, and just plain silly thoughts. With sections from some of the masters of witty writing, including the best barbs from Oscar Wilde; insults from Shakespeare; and wise words from Jane Austen, John Milton, and P. G. Wodehouse, this jovial little book is a cornucopia of delight and light relief for literary lovers everywhere.
 
The jokes range from the erudite to the puerile and are sure to entertain—and, in the right hands, might even turn a bookish sort into the life of the party.

About the Author

David Wilkerson works at the British Library and has been a bookseller for thirty-seven years.

Table of Contents

Some literary jokes

Literary light bulb jokes

Conversations in the local library

In the local bookshop

More literary jokes

Odd titles

Yet more literary jokes

Yorkshire humour

The parable of punctuation

Book titles (maybe)

Famous last words

Poetic reflections on books

Shakespearean barbs

The wit of Oscar Wilde

The Wisdom of Henry Ward Beecher

More literary quips and quotes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780712358422
Author:
Wilkerson, David
Publisher:
British Library
Subject:
Jokes & riddles
Subject:
Humor - Jokes
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Anecdotes
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Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Reference » Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs

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