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If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren't There More Happy People?: Smart Quotes for Dumb Times

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Publisher Comments:

John Lloyd and John Mitchinson have proven themselves to be masters at digging up obscure facts, abstruse information, and amusing anecdotes and presenting them effortlessly, somewhat slyly, with either great wit or at least a little bit of tongue in cheek. Their gifts are on full display in Quote Interesting, a lively, wonderfully enjoyable anthology of hundreds of quotes you probably have never heard before, arranged thematically from A to Z. From laugh-out-loud-funny bon mots to some real headscratchers, Lloyd and Mitchinson have gathered a universe of star-studded blurbs like:

“The Beatles are dying in the wrong order.” —Victor Lewis Smith

“When you forget to eat, you know youre alive.” —Henry James

“I think people would be alive today if there were a death penalty.” —Nancy Reagan

“You know ‘that look women get when they want sex? Me neither.” —Steve Martin

Synopsis:

A lively, wonderfully enjoyable anthology of hundreds of quotes, this collection gathers a universe of star-studded blurbs from the likes of Henry James, Nancy Reagan, Steve Martin, and many others.

About the Author

JOHN LLOYD is the producer of the hit British comedy shows Not the Nine OClock News, Blackadder, and Spitting Image. He recently earned a lifetime achievement award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). JOHN MITCHINSON is a writer, and, with Lloyd, a producer for the British television show QI. They both drink at the same pub.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307460660
Author:
Lloyd, John
Publisher:
Harmony
Author:
Mitchinson, John
Author:
Mitchinson, John Lloyd and John
Subject:
Trivia
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Quotations, English
Subject:
Reference-Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
30 x 13.4 x 6.6 in 17.75 lb

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Reference » Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Reference » Trivia

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