Americans Are Punny People: Recognizing Humor In Everyday Situations by Razia Fasih AhmadAmericans Are Punny People: Recognizing Humor In Everyday Situations by Razia Fasih Ahmad

Americans Are Punny People: Recognizing Humor In Everyday Situations

byRazia Fasih AhmadForeword byLynne Handy

Paperback | September 1, 2015

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American are Punny People looks at commonplace subjects such as relatives, health, people, things, and ideas in a different and amusing way. For example, there are two kinds of relatives: born relatives and relatives by law-your in-laws. You often want to deal with your in-laws less and less. This is called the "Law of Diminishing Relativity!" Find these types of witticisms and more in Razia Fasih Ahmad's new book.
Razia Fasih Ahmad is an award-winning author with more than twenty books, from biographies to novels, published in the Urdu language. Her short stories in English have been broadcast on the BBC World Service and published in the US, and her novel Breaking Links, translated from Urdu, is available on Amazon.com. Ahmad is also the winner...
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Title:Americans Are Punny People: Recognizing Humor In Everyday SituationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 1, 2015Publisher:Morgan James PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1630475009

ISBN - 13:9781630475000

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FOREWORD xi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiv PROLOUGE xvi PART I: PEOPLE 1 Chapter 1 They Always Do This to Us 3 Chapter 2 Americans Are Punny People 7 Chapter 3 Culling People 10 Chapter 4 Fashionably Late 12 Chapter 5 Excuses Should Be Illegal 15 Chapter 6 A Few Days before Christmas 20 Chapter 7 Language Shock 23 PART II: THINGS 25 Chapter 8 Machines, the Heartless Fiends 27 viii | Americans are Punny People Chapter 9 Bulletproof Vests 31 Chapter 10 Fences 35 Chapter 11 Junk Mail 37 Chapter 12 Visas 41 Chapter 13 Blimps 44 PART III: RELATIVES 47 Chapter 14 Ms. Foresight 51 Chapter 15 My Cousin Ms. Smart 53 Chapter 16 Ms. Misery 55 Chapter 17 Ms. Glamour 58 Chapter 18 Aunt Ailment 61 PART IV: IDEAS 63 Chapter 19 Who Will Survive the World's 6th Wipeout? 65 Chapter 20 Weather or Whether 68 Chapter 21 Starting Over 71 Chapter 22 Resolved 75 Chapter 23 Abbreviations 77 Chapter 24 Dreams 79 Chapter 25 Nightmare 82 Chapter 26 My Dilemma 85 Chapter 27 Calendar 88 Chapter 28 I Am Scared Of........ 90 Chapter 29 My Imagination 92 Chapter 30 Questions Rarely Asked 95 PART V: TESTS 99 Chapter 31 An Olfactory Test 101 Chapter 32 My Hearing Test 104 Chapter 33 The Driving Test 107 Contents | ix PART VI: PLACES 111 Chapter 34 The Invisible Falls 113 Chapter 35 The Lost Sea 117 Chapter 36 The Lost State 119 PART VII: HEALTH 121 Chapter 37 The Silent Treatment and Vice Versa 123 Chapter 38 Fat Phobia 126 Chapter 39 Psychic Hotline 129 Chapter 40 Plastic Surgery 132 Chapter 41 Telltale Signs 135 PART VIII: GRAVE HUMOR 141 Chapter 42 Reserving Your Grave 143 Chapter 43 People Who Confess at Graves 146 Chapter 44 Are We There Yet? 149 Chapter 45 I Am Alive 153 EPILOGUE 157 ABOUT THE AUTHOR 159