Neverisms: A Quotation Lover's Guide to Things You Should Never Do, Never Say, or Never Forget

Hardcover | May 10, 2011

byMardy Grothe

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From Mardy Grothe, the author of Ifferisms,Oxymoronica,and I Never Met a Metaphor IDidn’t Like, comes a new collection of witty and wise quotations about what never to do in life. Remember, “never let the fear of striking out get in your way” (BabeRuth), "never hit anyone if you can help it, but never hit soft"(Theodore Roosevelt); "never be afraid tosit awhile and think" (Lorraine Hansberry); and, of course, neverleave home without the perfect quote for any occasion from Dr. Mardy’s Neverisms.

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From Mardy Grothe, the author of Ifferisms,Oxymoronica,and I Never Met a Metaphor IDidn’t Like, comes a new collection of witty and wise quotations about what never to do in life. Remember, “never let the fear of striking out get in your way” (BabeRuth), "never hit anyone if you can help it, but never hit soft"(Theodore Roosevelt); "ne...

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"Never let 'em see you sweat.""Never change diapers in mid-stream.""Never let a crisis go to waste.""Never ruin an apology with an excuse.""Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."When we strongly encourage people to do something, it's called an exhortation. But what is the proper term for strongly discouraging people? One ...

Dr. Mardy Grothe is a retired psychologist, management consultant, and platform speaker, author of six "word and language" books, and creator ofDr. Mardy's Dictionary of Metaphorical Quotations, the world's largest online database of metaphorical quotations. Dr. Mardy—as he is known to his many fans around the globe—is one of America's...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 7.12 × 5.5 × 1.21 inPublished:May 10, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061970654

ISBN - 13:9780061970658

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