A Quotation Lover's Guide to Things You Should Never Do, Never Say, or Never Forget
Grothe, Mardy (eBook - 2011)
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Quotation anthologist Dr. Mardy Grothe coined the term "neverism" for this collection of nearly two thousand quotable cautionary warnings.
Authors: Grothe, Mardy
Statement of Responsibility: Mardy Grothe
Title: Neverisms
a quotation lover's guide to things you should never do, never say, or never forget
[electronic resource]
Publisher: New York : Harpercollins, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource (371 p.)
Bibliography: Includes index
Contents: Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died (wit & wordplay)
Never let a crisis go to waste (words to live by)
Never give advice unless asked (advice)
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today (classic neverisms)
Never underestimate the power of a woman: and a lot of other things as well ("never underestimate" neverisms)
Never give in, never, never, never, never! (multiple neverisms)
Never persist in trying to set people right (human relationships)
Never approach a woman from behind (sex, love & romance)
Never change diapers in mid-stream (marriage, home & family life)
Never mention a no-hitter while it's in progress (sports)
Never get caught in bed with a live man or a dead woman (politics & government)
Never coddle a malcontent (business & management)
Never have your dog stuffed (book, song & movie titles)
Never judge a book by its movie (stage & screen)
Never answer an anonymous letter (oxymoronic & paradoxical neverisms)
Never cut what you can untie (metaphorical neverisms)
Never use a long word where a short one will do (the literary life)
Summary: Quotation anthologist Dr. Mardy Grothe coined the term "neverism" for this collection of nearly two thousand quotable cautionary warnings.
Subject Headings: Quotations, English
Genre/Form: Electronic books
Topical Term: Quotations, English
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
Additional Physical Form Entry: Print version: Grothe, Mardy. Neverisms. 1st ed. New York : Harpercollins , 2011 9780061970658 (OCoLC)670475863
ISBN: 9780062079398
Branch Call Number: eNYPL Book
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