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 Ahmad is also the winner...
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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Table of Contents

FOREWORDxi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiv PROLOUGExviPART I: PEOPLE1Chapter 1 They Always Do This to Us3Chapter 2 Americans Are Punny People7Chapter 3 Culling People10Chapter 4 Fashionably Late12Chapter 5 Excuses Should Be Illegal15 Chapter 6 A Few Days before Christmas 20 Chapter 7 Language Shock23PART II: THINGS25Chapter 8 Machines, the Heartless Fiends 27viii | Americans are Punny PeopleChapter 9 Bulletproof Vests31Chapter 10 Fences35Chapter 11 Junk Mail37Chapter 12 Visas41Chapter 13 Blimps44PART III: RELATIVES47Chapter 14 Ms. Foresight51Chapter 15 My Cousin Ms. Smart53Chapter 16 Ms. Misery55Chapter 17 Ms. Glamour58Chapter 18 Aunt Ailment61PART IV: IDEAS63Chapter 19 Who Will Survive the World's 6th Wipeout? 65 Chapter 20 Weather or Whether68Chapter 21 Starting Over71Chapter 22 Resolved75Chapter 23 Abbreviations77Chapter 24 Dreams79Chapter 25 Nightmare82Chapter 26 My Dilemma85Chapter 27 Calendar88Chapter 28 I Am Scared Of....90Chapter 29 My Imagination92Chapter 30 Questions Rarely Asked95PART V: TESTS99Chapter 31 An Olfactory Test101Chapter 32 My Hearing Test104Chapter 33 The Driving Test107 Contents | ixPART VI: PLACES111Chapter 34 The Invisible Falls113Chapter 35 The Lost Sea117Chapter 36 The Lost State119PART VII: HEALTH121Chapter 37 The Silent Treatment and Vice Versa 123 Chapter 38 Fat Phobia126Chapter 39 Psychic Hotline129Chapter 40 Plastic Surgery132Chapter 41 Telltale Signs135PART VIII: GRAVE HUMOR141Chapter 42 Reserving Your Grave143 Chapter 43 People Who Confess at Graves 146 Chapter 44 Are We There Yet?149Chapter 45 I Am Alive153 EPILOGUE157 ABOUT THE AUTHOR159