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That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means: The 150 Most Commonly Misused Words And Their Tangled…

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An entertaining and informative guide to the most common 150 words even smart people use incorrectly, along with pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and tangled histories of use and misuse.   Even the most erudite among us use words like…
776 Stupidest Things Ever Said
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|March 1, 1993

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A connoisseur's compendium of Freudian slips,  spoonerisms, double-talk, and utter bosh from famous  and infamous figures past and present -- a  complete course in anti-eloquence by the foot-in-mouth  champions of all time.
it Always Seems Impossible Until It's Done.: Motivation for Dreamers & Doers
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|April 22, 2014

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Pursuing a dream is hard work, but the right words delivered at the right time-by people who've been there and done that-can give us just the motivation we need. The right words can rekindle our enthusiasm, re-energize our efforts, dispel doubt, let us know…
nothing Is Worth More Than This Day.: Finding Joy in Every Moment
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|April 5, 2016

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A book of inspirational quotations, Nothing Is Worth More Than This Day presents hundreds of reminders from some of the smartest people who ever lived—from Dr. Seuss to Erma Bombeck, Thich Nhat Hanh to Lena Dunham—that happiness is everywhere and the…
don't Forget To Sing In The Lifeboats: Uncommon Wisdom for Uncommon times

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Uncommon times call for uncommon wisdom. It's inspiring to hear from people who've graduated from the school of hard knocks, yet kept a sense of humor. People like Twain, Voltaire, Oscar Wilde. People who've said the thing so well that we all wish we'd said…
You're Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide To The 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--and…

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For word nerds and grammar geeks, a witty guide to the most commonly mispronounced words, along with their correct pronunciations and pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and histories of use and misuse. With wit and good humor, this handy little…
age Doesn't Matter Unless You're A Cheese: Wisdom From Our Elders
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|March 8, 2002

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It's ill-becoming for an old broad to sing about how bad she wants it. But occasionally we do. -Lena Horne "I take a simple view of living. It is: Keep your eyes open and get on with it." -Laurence Olivier "The only sin is mediocrity." -Martha Graham "When I was…
The Stupidest Sports Book Of All Time: Hilarious Blunders, Bloopers, Oddities, Quotes, And More…

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The thrill of victory, the agony of a tight jockstrap. It’s the reason we love sports—you never know what’s going to happen. Sometimes everything clicks, with the best athlete in the world competing at their peak, and the result is a thing of…
The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry: Timeless Poems by Snooki, John Boehner, Kanye West…

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Required reading from great poets of our time. Drew Barrymore: “Upon Pondering Breasts.” Tom Cruise: “An Exegesis on Psychiatry.” Ann Coulter: “My Kind of Fun.” And Trump and Sheen and Snooki, John Boehner and Michelle Bachman,…
Stupidest Things Ever Said: Book of All-Time Stupidest Top 10 Lists

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Not just stupidity, but obsessive stupidity! Not just random stupidity, but organized stupidity! Here, from the celebrated collectors of the stupidest things ever said, it’s the cre`me de la cre`me of stupidities, made even funnier and more compelling in an…
dance First. Think Later: 618 Rules to Live By
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|February 24, 2011

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Timeless in their wisdom, thought-provoking in their message, surprising in their truth and memorable in their originality, the right words can give direction, inspiration, and sometimes a tangible boost onto the right path. For example, Steve Jobs once read…
The Lexicon of Stupidity: I feel my best when I'm happy.

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Look up Religion , and discover this from Paris Hilton: [The Kaballah] helps you confront your fears. Like, if a girl borrowed my clothes and never gave them back and I saw her wearing them months later, I would confront her. Or Anatomy , and find sportscaster…
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