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Dr. Mardy Grothe is a psychologist, management consultant, and public speaker. He is the author of five previous word-and-language books: I Never Metaphor I Didn't Like, Viva la Repartee, Oxymoronica, Ifferisms, and Never Let a Fool Kiss You or a Kiss Fool You. A lifelong quotation collector, Dr. Mardy—as he is known to his fans around the globe—is routinely described as a "quotation maven" and is well on his way to becoming America's most popular quotation anthologist. He lives with his wife, Katherine Robinson, in North Carolina.--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
if you like language, if you like humor and repartee,
you can't beat this collection.
I boight it for myself, and then boiught nmore copies as gifts. Read more
Purchased all 5 of these books.... Very entertaining to have them in a collection. Won't find this anywhere! As books do, opens up the world. Thank you.Published 6 months ago by Homeshoppr
The trivia he provides is an education. It has given me hours of enjoyable reading. Maybe In future I won't have to say, 'that's what I should have said'.Published 7 months ago by A. M. R. Casie Chitty
Very good and humorous collection of "repartee". I especially like the first few chapters and the last few. Read morePublished 8 months ago by taylor9000
I enjoyed this book. I have re-used so much of the material in telling stories to my kids and just getting a good chuckle for myself. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Gregory Hillman
The strong points of this book are excellent research and discriminating choice of famous retorts and comebacks. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Billy Hollis
Amusing and clever, a compilation of quotes by famous wordsmiths and some anonymous sources as well. Not guaranteed to make you wittier, but definately worth reading!Published 23 months ago by eahunt
And spear your enemies. Author Mardy Grothe has compiled some of the best witty remarks, classic retorts, and nuanced nudges into this browsable volume. Read morePublished on March 6, 2012 by A. Silverstone
Every quip that is mentioned is good but I was hoping there would be more repartees and fewer story telling behind the history of each one. Read morePublished on March 3, 2011 by MJC