QI: Advanced Banter

QI: Advanced Banter

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ISBN
9780571323883
Published
05/03/2015
9780571323883
Format
Paperback
Price
£9.99
Paperback
448

About the Book

The ultimate compendium of crisp one-liners, knockout jokes, droll asides and universal truths collected over the years by the creators of QI.

'You know 'that look' women get when they want sex? Me neither.' Steve Martin

'You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from nesting in your hair.' Chinese proverb

'The Beatles are dying in the wrong order.' Victor Lewis-Smith

'Cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education.' Mark Twain

'Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember: it didn't work for the rabbit.' R. E. Shay

'If it were not for quotations, conversation between gentlemen would be an endless series of 'what-ho's!'' P. G.Wodehouse

The ultimate compendium of crisp one-liners, knockout jokes, droll asides and universal truths collected over the years by the creators of QI. 'You know 'that look' women get when they want sex? Me neither.' Steve Martin 'You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from nesting in your hair.' Chinese proverb 'The Beatles are dying in the wrong order.' Victor Lewis-Smith 'Cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education.' Mark Twain 'Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember: it didn't work for the rabbit.' R. E. Shay 'If it were not for quotations, conversation between gentlemen would be an endless series of 'what-ho's!'' P. G.Wodehouse
  • John Lloyd

    John Lloyd has a broadcasting background. As a radio producer he devised The News Quiz and To the Manor Born before moving to television to start Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image, and Blackadder. If pressed, he'd concur with Heraclitus: 'abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.'

  • John Mitchinson

    John Mitchinson is from the world of books. The original Marketing Director of Waterstone's, he became Managing Director of Cassell, where he published The Beatles, Michael Palin and Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. He's with Einstein: 'There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.'

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