QI: Advanced Banter

QI: Advanced Banter

by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 20/11/2008

  $9.89

The ultimate compendium of crisp one-liners, knockout jokes, droll asides and universal truths collected over the years by the creators of QI.


'You know 'that look' women get when they want sex? Me neither.' Steve Martin; 'You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from nesting in your hair.' Chinese proverb; 'The Beatles are dying in the wrong order.' Victor Lewis-Smith; 'Cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education.' Mark Twain; 'Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember: it didn't work for the rabbit.' R.E. Shay; 'If it were not for quotations, conversation between gentlemen would be an endless series of 'what-ho's!'' P. G.Wodehouse

ISBN:
9780571248230
9780571248230
Category:
Humour
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
20-11-2008
Language:
English
Publisher:
Faber & Faber
John Lloyd

John Lloyd co-founded the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford, where he is a Senior Research Fellow.

Lloyd has written several books, including What the Media Are Doing to Our Politics and Journalism in an Age of Terror.

He is also a contributing editor at the Financial Times and a columnist for both Reuters.com and La Repubblica of Rome.

John Mitchinson

John Mitchinson is the original Marketing Director of Waterstone's, became Managing Director of Cassell and now runs Unbound.

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