Synopses & Reviews
The Mammoth Book of Zingers, Quips, and One-Liners contains the ultimate, most comprehensive compendium of humor ever compiled. From shaggy-dog stories to jokes for roasts and toasts, virtually every form of verbal humor on a whole raft of topics is represented in this not totally politically correctbut always divertingcollection of ticklers and howlers for any occasion. Humorous quotations, epigrams and epitaphs, limericks, and puns also appear among the volume's thousands of entries categorized by topic. This format makes the book an easily accessible as well as invaluable companion to speechmakers for events great and smallmeeting the needs of both the maiden aunt looking for a wholesome joke to relate at a golden wedding anniversary and the best man who needs a blue one for the bachelor party. Providing more than 10,000 choices, this mammoth book even offers would-be wolves on the prowl pick-up linesat the same time that it offers some snappy comebacks and a few ribald ripostes for the reluctant or disinterested prey.
From shaggy-dog stories to jokes for roasts and toasts, virtually every form of verbal humor is represented in this not totally politically correct--but always diverting--collection of more than 10,000 all-occasion ticklers and howlers.