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The Funny Pages: 1,473 Jokes from Today's Funniest Comedians


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The search for the perfect funny tidbit on virtually any topic can start and finish by letting your fingers do the walking through a copy of The Funny Pages. This fresh 304-page collection assembles quips from the country's top comedians of the last three decades. Cataloged and alphabetized by subject, it puts the well-timed joke or zinger just a flip of a page away.o George Carlin on the Death Penalty: "You know the good part about all those executions in Texas? Fewer Texans."o Jay Leno on Politics: "The reason there are two senators for each state is so that one can be the designated driver."o Rita Rudner on Shopping: "Some women hold up dresses that are so ugly, and they always say the same thing: 'This looks much better on.' On what? On fire?"o Denis Leary on Geography: "I think we should take Iraq and Iran and combine them into one country and call it Irate. All the pissed-off people can live in one place and get it over with."When it comes to identifying good jokes and funny observations, few are more qualified than author Judy Brown. There's plenty to laugh at and reflect on in The Funny Pages. Whether you're a speechwriter, student, businessperson, or someone who just appreciates great humor, you're sure to find what you're looking for in this humor-reference book and joke collection rolled into one.

About the Author

Judy Brown is the author of Joke Soup and Joke Stew. She was a contributing writer and comedy critic for the L.A. Weekly for more than a dozen years, and has written for the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times syndicate, Mademoiselle, and a wide range of other publications. She lives in California.

Product Details

1,473 Jokes from Today's Funniest Comedians
Brown, Judy
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Kansas City, MO
American wit and humor
American - General
Jokes & riddles
Golf - General
General Humor
Edition Description:
Series Volume:
PE 68-7]
Publication Date:
September 2002
Grade Level:
8.52x5.55x.87 in. .78 lbs.

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