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Messing about in Quotes : A Little Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations
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Become a dazzling wit or enjoy a good laugh with this entertaining collection of humorous quotations, carefully handpicked and edited by writer and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth. From Art to Bores, Tennis to Wine, this little dictionary contains over 2,700 of the best quotations, from witty
one-liners and funny phrases to pithy comments and unintended humour.

If you live to be one hundred you've got it made. Very few people die past that age. --George Burns

I thought coq au vin was love in a lorry. --Victoria Wood

Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie-detector. --Graham Greene

The trouble with a book is that you never know what's in it until it's too late. --Jeanette Winterson

  • ISBN-13: 9780198813187
  • ISBN-10: 019881318X
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: December 2018
  • Dimensions: 6.3 x 4.4 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds
  • Page Count: 400