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Quotes, Jokes & Anecdotes How to Spend a Few Hours Chuckling by Gerard O'Boyle

Quotes, Jokes & Anecdotes How to Spend a Few Hours Chuckling

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Quotes, Jokes & Anecdotes How to Spend a Few Hours Chuckling by Gerard O'Boyle

Quotes, Jokes and Anecdotes has three objectives; the first of which to make you laugh and raise your endorphin levels. The second objective is to provide ideas for those who have to make a speech, whether at a wedding, preside at a meeting or introduce a speaker. Who has not day-dreamed of at least once in their life of delivering a speech which garnered applause and caused merriment due to wit, humour and charm? No one wants to make a faux pas. The key is a liberal sprinkling of humourous stories and quips. Many adverts on television employ humour to convey their message in order to leave a lasting impression. The last objective is to make your conversation sparkle so that you can be more entertaining at social events and never be lost for a clever riposte or comeback, rather than thinking of one hours later when the moment has passed. The 1,443 entries from 561 sources on 190 subjects in this book will help do just that. There are numerous original quotes, jokes and anecdotes in addition to many contributions, including many from Woody Allen, George Burns, Zsa Zsa Gabor, George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, W C Fields, Rodney Dangerfield, Henry Youngman and Mae West - all of Gerard's favourites. Prominent categories are sex, marriage, politics, money, religion, gender and insults. Quotes, Jokes & Anecdotes can be enjoyed by anyone over 16 and will make a perfect present. Dip in and out, fold the page down on your favourites, write them on paper and carry them around with you! A chuckle-a-page read.

About the Author

Irish Author, Gerard O'Boyle has lived and worked in four countries on three continents. He taught in Toronto for several years in the seventies, spent four years in sales in Dublin and two years as a marketing manager in Saudi Arabia in the early eighties and now lives in Devon, where he has run his own financial planning and advice business for over twenty years.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st May 2012


Gerard O'Boyle

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Matador an imprint of Troubador Publishing


266 pages


Humour collections & anthologies



Publisher Profile

Matador an imprint of Troubador Publishing is an imprint of Matador

logo Matador has been offering authors a high quality self-publishing service since 1999. Part of Troubador Publishing Ltd, Matador offers a wide range of services aimed at publishing, marketing and distributing books and ebooks to a high standard, be that via Print On Demand (POD) or through traditional bookshop distribution. Matador has deliberately established itself at the quality end of the self-publishing market. We work in partnership with our authors, most of whom publish with us as they are serious about their self-publishing, wanting a high quality book or a real chance at getting their work distributed and read. As a result, we are the UK's most widely recommended self-publishing service. 'Matador is a highly reputable partnership publisher offering an author the best chance of self-publishing success in the UK.' Mick Rooney, Editor of The Independent Publishing Magazine

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