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Sod Calm and Get Angry : resigned advice for hard times

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During the current recession it seems our traditional stiff upper lip can only last so long before those other world-beating British skills come to the fore - quiet grumbling and resigned cynicism. Sod Calm and Get Angry is for anyone who has finally had enough of bankers and politicians and bosses telling them to keep sodding calm and to carry bloody on. Sod Calm and Get Angry is both a rallying call and an essential tome of comforting wisdom and quotes for the depressed, enraged, disgruntled, disenfranchised and those of a naturally curmudgeonly disposition.

On Politics
The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites' - Larry Hardiman

On Work
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important - Bertrand Russell

On Money
The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any - Katherine Whitehorn

On Hypocrisy
Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan - Abraham Lincoln

On War
You can't say civilisation don't advance... for in every war they kill you a new way - Will Rogers

On Life
That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another - Charles M Schulz
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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 98 x 132 x 20mm | 140g
  • Ebury Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0091938708
  • 9780091938703
  • 165,909

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Another wonderful collection from Random House
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