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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations
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INTRODUCTION; HOW TO USE THE DICTIONARY; LIST OF THEMES; QUOTATIONS; AUTHOR INDEX; KEYWORD INDEX

About the Author

Ned Sherrin CBE was presenter of BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends. Producer and director of the ground-breaking 1960's 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 also wrote extensively for stage and screen. He directed many theatre productions such as Side by Side by Sondheim (London 1976 and New York 1977) and Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell (1989). He compiled a number of anthologies, including Theatrical Anecdotes (1991), Ned Sherrin in his Anecdotage (1993), and I Wish I'd Said That (2006). He also wrote a novel, Scratch an Actor (1995). Ned Sherrin died in October 2007.

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Buy the book * Beachcomber, Daily Express * As always this companion instructs through laughter * Contemporary Review * Does not disappoint... a brilliant manual for writers, after-dinner speakers and best men * South Wales Evening Post * However you like your humour, there will be something here for you and I defy you to leaf through it and find nothing to bring a smile to the lips. * Herts Advertiser * Review from previous edition The ultimate guide to the sharpest, wryest and wittiest quips, put-downs and one-liners * Romford Recorder *

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