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Published: 13 September 2012

576 Pages


ISBN: 9780199570034

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Fourth Edition

Edited by Ned Sherrin

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Revised and completely up-to-date edition: new themes, new authors, new quotations
  • The late Ned Sherrin's personally selected, favourite humorous quotations
  • Over 5,000 witty one-liners and sparkling anecdotes
  • Over 200 subjects: from Gambling to Old Age, from The Body to Wealth
  • Newly added quotations from celebrities and writers past and present
  • Add sparkle to a speech or presentation on any subject

New to this Edition:

  • New quotations
  • Additional themes: Australia, Headlines, The Supernatural, and Weddings, among others
  • Refreshed and updated design
  • A foreword by leading British satirist, Alistair Beaton (Spitting Image, Drop the Dead Donkey, Not the Nine O'Clock News)

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