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Short Shorts
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"Snapshots" is the wrong word. It suggests pictures taken in a hurry and without much attention to details, YOU know, where the devil lives. But life does give us vignettes: brief flashes of what it's all about, SHORT SHORTS. What makes us tick, what makes us stick, what we fear and memories dear.
German Wisdom:
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Price: Free! Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
German Wisdom features a fascinating collection of humorous, inspirational, thought-provoking, weird and funny quotes by some of Germany's greatest thinkers and philosophers, as well as from contemporary Germans of note. See the world through their eyes as they contemplate life, love, freedom, national identity and many other topics from a distinctly German perspective.
Stephen Bourne's Movie Quips, Selected Reviews 2015, Volume One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Cheer in 2015 with some of the best and worst movies praised and panned by the Canadian website of hundreds of movie reviews enjoyed worldwide since 2002. Find Hollywood blockbusters, homegrown independents and a few oddball surprises lovingly treasured or trashed for your enjoyment. Grab your copy today! ISBN 978-0-9699843-6-8
Stephen Bourne's Movie Quips, Selected Reviews 2014, Volume Two
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Funnier. Smarter. Entertaining-er. 2014 Volume Two is your latest collection of new big screen reviews for movie lovers, from the website of hundreds of reviews enjoyed worldwide since 2002. Find Hollywood blockbusters, Canadian independents and a few surprises well worth checking out. Grab your copy today!
Piacere di conoscerla! Nomi e cognomi assurdi ma veri
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Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: Italian. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Cosa pensereste di una signora che si chiama Bianca Spigola in Forno? Sicuramente lei sa come prendervi per la gola... E di Immacolata Sottolano? Qui si va sull'erotico, forse ci vuole l'uomo adatto, ad esempio Massimo Del Maschio... Oltre 400 nomi e cognomi incredibili, presi dagli elenchi telefonici italiani.
Quotations: Wisdom, Wit, and Movies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Here are 397 quotations, collected over 40 years, that express wisdom or wit about humanity and the human condition. Also included are quotes from or about movies, our era's premier art form. Spoken or written by our contemporaries or those from ages past, authors include Camus, Darrow, Milos Forman, Gleason, Buster Keaton, Dick Lane, McCartney, Santayana, Vin Scully, Neil Young, and many more.
Say What, Doctor?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
With all their other worries and responsibilities, doctors and medical residents have to write and dictate numerous medical reports on all their patients. It's no wonder that sometimes they slip up and don't say exactly what they meant. Even doctors can be amused by gaffes made by their colleagues which they themselves, of course, would never commit.
A Klutz's Confessions
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is a humorous auto-biographical account of some of my own klutzy behavior. Beginning just after April Fool's Day this year, I pledged to write a few confessions giving accounts of daily hang-ups to make you giggle and see the humor in day-to-day anxieties and frustrations. Together, let's chuckle at our own silliness and feel better.
True Stories Of The 50's Part Five
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Series: True Stories Of The 50's. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The rhythm of a south-east Omaha neighborhood is captured in these humorous vignettes of the 1950's.
Dear Yankee, Letters from a Southern Lady
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,090. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by World Castle Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Southern States
And so begins a collection of letters from the Southern perspective on everything Southern a Yankee needs to know. From cooking, to cliques, to manners, to the explanations behind what seems to be the strange culture of the South, Dear Yankee, Letters from a Southern Lady covers all aspects of the South with poignant humor.
The Abadom Letters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
The spam e-mail offered “a sum of 10,20,000 (ten thousand twenty hundred US dollars’)” for "honest confidentialitise to enable us sees this deal through thich and thin becaue we are war mates," and "you don’t suppor torpedo our country.” Thus began a hilarious correspondence between my 13-year-old daughter and a would-be Nigerian scammer. Wit and friendship are found in unlikely places. Have fun.
A Mercenary, Some Spanners, A Triffid And A Hedge
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Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Welcome to the second piece of the jigsaw of the mangled sludge of words and stuff that will eventually curdle and congeal into the boondoggle of the memoir, No stranger to the P45. This is actually a prequel to the first mini-book, 'A hitman, a chopstick and a darlek'
Plum Jam and Pot Mess: Coping with Chaos as a Schoolboy and Sailorboy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Norman Dabell has been a successful journalist, broadcaster and author for nearly 40 years but this is the story of his life before a pen and ink. Plum Jam and Pot Mess were two of Norman's favourite delicacies and they aptly sum him up. As a youngster he was often in a jam; when he served in the Royal Navy, he was nearly always in a mess.
Priceless
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Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Part 1 of A trilogy of poems. Connecting to make an epic story. From the poet Steven Anton Butler ( S.A.B.)
1200 Chistes para partirse: La colección de chistes definitiva
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 28,970. Language: Spanish. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Dos amigos en las duchas: —¡Joder tío, vaya pedazo de grano tienes en el culo! ¿Quieres que te lo reviente? —Vale, pero cuidado con el grano. —Perdone, ¿el doctor Ferrán? —En el despacho contiguo. —¡¿Conmiguo?! ¿Cómo es posiblue? Esto es sólo una muestra, 32 chistes de los 1200 que encontrarás en este volumen. Cómpralo, no te arrepentirás.
Priceless Proverbs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Priceless Proverbs is the result of hundreds of interviews with young children ages three to twelve, who were presented with the first half of a famous saying or well known proverb and then asked to finish it themselves. Their diverse, candid, and oftentimes exquisite answers are now available for all to enjoy in this little collection called Priceless Proverbs.
Sake!
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 21,700. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Saatnya Ketawa (SaKe) adalah sebuah buku yang berisi lelucon – lelucon yang terjadi dalam kegiatan hidup sehari – hari seonggok kelompok anak muda yang menuju kedewasaan tapi gak nyampe-nyampe.
The Truth, The Whole Truth, Maybe Not
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Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From the mind of the author, bits and pieces of his childhood, most of which he doesn't remember, but was told. Humorous yet reflective; originally written as a audio script by the author.
Dumb Deutsch: Absurd German Language Errors (auch für deutsche Leser geeignet)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German
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Have you ever ordered leather cheese? Have you ever told your cab driver that your hotel is located on One-Way Street? I doubt it. But English speakers trying to speak German say bizarre things like this all the time and I, for one, feel their pain. Acutely, even. They are speaking Dumb Deutsch. And they have no one else to blame but themselves.
Lost in Margareten
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Price: $2.67 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: German. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Ein Literaturpreis und seine Tücken. Wird der hoffnungsvolle Jung-Autor den Preis erhalten?