Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations Paperback
Edited by Ned Sherrin
Part of the Oxford Quick Reference series
This hilarious collection of humorous quotations, full of wisecracks and wit, snappy comments and inspired fantasy, has been specially compiled by the late broadcaster and raconteur Ned Sherrin, with a foreword by leading British satirist, Alistair Beaton.
Now packed with even more quotes and covering more subjects than before, from Weddings to the Supernatural, Headlines to Australia.
Find the best lines from your favourite jokesters and wordsmiths, add that extra something to a speech or presentation, or just enjoy a good laugh. 'A chair is a piece of furniture. I am not a chair because no one has ever sat on me.' Ann Widdecombe on the announcement that Parliamentary language will now be gender-neutral 'No wonder Bob Geldof is such an expert on famine.
He's been feeding off 'I don't like Mondays' for 30 years.' Russell Brand On deciding to run for governor of California: 'The most difficult decision I've ever made in my entire life, except for the one in 1978 when I decided to get a bikini wax.' Arnold Schwarzenegger 'Wanting to know an author because you like his work is like wanting to know a duck because you like pate.' Margaret Atwood 'I am so sorry.
We have to stop there. I have just come to the end of my personality.' Quentin Crisp, closing down an interview
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 576 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 13/09/2012
- Category: Dictionaries of quotations
- ISBN: 9780199570034