So begins Wit, a collection of hilarious quotes from the famous and infamous by author Des MacHale. MacHale has been collecting quotes over the past 20 years from books, magazines, newspapers, radio, television, film, and any other source imaginable. His criteria for quotable quotes is stringent: They must be fresh, concise, and above all, funny!Categorized into 20 chapters such as Food; Politics; Religion; Social Behavior and Manners; Love, Sex, Marriage, Men, and Women; and Lawyers and other Professions, Wit is guaranteed to double up any reader with laughter. The list of hundreds of celebrities' uproarious, provocative, and sometimes downright dim-witted words includes such quips as: o For some reason, a glaze passes over people's faces when you say Canada. -Sondra Gottliebo If it sells, it's art. -Frank Lloydo I owe a lot to my parents-especially my mother and father. -Gary PlayerWit is refreshingly honest and funny and is sure to become a best-seller
- Paperback | 308 pages
- 124.46 x 175.26 x 25.4mm | 294.83g
- 02 Apr 2003
- Andrews McMeel Publishing
About Des MacHale
Des MacHale is associate professor of mathematics at University College in Cork, Ireland, and the author of over 30 books. He is famous for his defense of the joke against the politically correct, and often attends humor conferences around the world.