The Penguin Dictionary of Jokes, Wisecracks, Quips and Quotes
Looking for a good joke? Searching for an icebreaker for that after-dinner speech? Or are you just in need of a few laughs? Then stop! Your search is over. What you have here is probably the finest, funniest, most up-to-date collection of gags, rib-ticklers and plain silly one liners ever to find themselves squeezed inside the covers of a book. Organized by subject matter (from Absence - via Insults - to Writers) and containing side-splitters stolen from such wits as Groucho Marx, Orson Welles, Mark Twain and P J O'Rourke, among many, many others, this book will ensure that people will feel compelled to laugh at you wherever you go.
- Paperback | 320 pages
- 134.6 x 214.4 x 22.4mm | 263.09g
- 01 Nov 2003
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- Revised edition
About Fred Metcalf
Fred Metcalf was born in Yorkshire and educated in Devon. He has worked as a freelance writer in London, Sydney and Los Angeles. He is also the editor of THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF MODERN HUMOROUS QUOTATIONS.