I Wish Id Said That: A Little Book of Humorous Quotations

Hardcover | October 15, 2006

EditorNed Sherrin

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With over a thousand sparkling quotes and quips chosen by broadcaster Ned Sherrin, editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, I Wish I'd Said That offers something for everyone, from spicing up a speech or presentation, to simply wanting to smile. With themes ranging from Actingto Parties, Marriage to The Weather, you can take your pick of the wittiest remarks on any subject. Authors range from classics such as Oscar Wilde and Noel Coward to today's comedians Ricky Gervais and Jo brand, and of course the inadvertent humorists such as Donald Rumsfeld and David Beckham.'Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.' Groucho Marx on Books'It may be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong-but that's the way to bet.' Damon Runyon on Gambling'I'm not offended because I know I'm not dumb. I also know I'm not a blonde.' Dolly Parton on Insults'Life is a banquet, and some poor suckers are starving to death.' Auntie Mame on Life'When you marry your mistress, you create a job vacancy' James Goldsmith on Marriage'I think fidelity is a very good idea - now that I can't walk.' John Mortimer on Morality'They misunderestimated me.' George W. Bush on Self-Knowledge

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With over a thousand sparkling quotes and quips chosen by broadcaster Ned Sherrin, editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, I Wish I'd Said That offers something for everyone, from spicing up a speech or presentation, to simply wanting to smile. With themes ranging from Actingto Parties, Marriage to The Weather, you can ...

Ned Sherrin is presenter of BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends. Producer and director of the ground-breaking 1960s satire TV show That Was the Week That Was, and producer of a number of films, including The Virgin Soldiers (1968) and Up Pompeii (1971), he has also written extensively for stage and screen. He has directed many theatre production...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.75 inPublished:October 15, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199203601

ISBN - 13:9780199203604

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Introduction to the Second Edition by Ned SherrinPreface to the First EditionList of SubjectsDictionary