e-Book Quirky Quotations: More Than 500 Fascinating, Quotable Comments and the Stories Behind Them epub downloadAuthor: Tad Tuleja
Pages: 208 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press; 1st edition (August 25, 1992)
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e-Book Quirky Quotations: More Than 500 Fascinating, Quotable Comments and the Stories Behind Them epub download
by Tad Tuleja
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The pages that follow prove the rule. Tuleja's "Quirky Quotations" is a witty and lighthearted look at some memorable quotations and the stories behind them
The pages that follow prove the rule. Tuleja's "Quirky Quotations" is a witty and lighthearted look at some memorable quotations and the stories behind them. The book is a delight to read-instead of being a dull compendium of quotations, it cleverly and briefly explains the context of many famous, infamous and obscure remarks (some of which are worth remembering at parties or at meetings that have become far too serious). Tuleja breaks the book up into short paragraphs that can easily be read at brief.
Most reference questions dealing with quotations are either of the who-said-what or of the -speech . Although this volume might be used in these ways, the lack of an index makes it more of a browsing volume.
Most reference questions dealing with quotations are either of the who-said-what or of the -speech genre. The author ( The Cat's Pajamas: A Fabulous Fictionary of Familiar Phrases, Fawcett: Ballantine, 1988; Curious Customs: The Stories Behind 296 Popular American Rituals, Harmony: Crown, 1988) deliberately omits the most quoted (Shakespeare, Wilde, Shaw, Mencken, Ecclesiastes) to concentrate on the less well known or off the wall.
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