Viva la Repartee: Clever Comebacks and Witty Retorts from History's Great Wits and Wordsmiths

Viva la Repartee: Clever Comebacks and Witty Retorts from History's Great Wits and Wordsmiths

Mardy Grothe


For so much people, that ideal retort or witty answer frequently escapes us after we desire it such a lot, purely to return to brain with excellent readability whilst it truly is too past due to be invaluable. The twentieth-century author Heywood Broun defined this all-too-common phenomenon whilst he wrote "Repartee is what we want we would said."

In Viva los angeles Repartee, Dr. Mardy Grothe, writer of Oxymoronica, has lovingly assembled a set of masterfully composed -- and completely timed -- replies that experience became the tables on rivals and adversaries. This pleasant quantity is a party of the main outstanding retorts, ripostes, rejoinders, comebacks, quips, ad-libs, bon mots, off-the-cuff reviews, wisecracks, and different smart feedback ever to come back out of the mouths -- and from the pens -- of individuals all through background. referring to all parts of human undertaking, together with politics, the humanities, literature, activities, relationships, or even the risqué, the booklet positive aspects contributions from Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, Dorothy Parker, Mae West, Groucho Marx, Winston Churchill, Dolly Parton, and rankings more.

As pleasing because it is intellectually enriching, Viva los angeles Repartee is certain to catch the eye of language fans and is the proper antidote for a person who is ever idea I want i might acknowledged that!

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