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QI: Advanced Banter

John Mitchinson

QI: Advanced Banter is a compendium of crisp one-liners, hilarious jokes and inspirational quotes.

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ISBN
9780571248230
Date Published
20.11.2008
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Summary

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

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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, and now runs Unbound. He’s with Einstein: ‘There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other…

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