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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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
Staying on Topic is Hard
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This volume is a collection of short stories and articles touching mainly on themes of humor and faith. The reader never quite knows what to expect they'll be reading next, for this author enjoys recording all of her adventures around the world. One moment you might be reading about disgruntled customers at the beauty salon, and the next topic will be cockroaches invading the shower.
Pickles The Parrot: A Humorous Look At Life With An African Grey
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Everyday life with an African Grey Parrot seen through the humorous and often twisted mind of his owner, Georgi. Her interesting perspectives on animal intellect and unique insights into nature take the reader on a thought provoking, entertaining and often hilarious ride. The star of the book, Pickles, takes his adventures in stride with wit and charm.
View from the West Hill
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
Time to Blow out the Lamp
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
One For Sorrow Two For Joy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
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.
Pickles The Parrot Speaks: On Life, The Universe, And Sesame Seed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Pickles The Parrot on the internet, what a riot! Each day, Pickles posts his witty and humorous thoughts on life from his parrot perspective. The day doesn't start for his fans until they've checked in for their morning chuckle- and it's best not to read with a mouth full of coffee! This uproariously funny book is a gem of a collection featuring the wisdom and humor of Pickles at his best.
A Guy's Secret Guide to Fifty Shades of Grey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
“Fifty Shades of Grey” has a cult-like following - among women. Guys just don’t seem to get it or enjoy it as much. This funny, tongue-in-cheek “Secret Guide” summarizes the plot and offers skewed tips and advice specifically for guys. In reality, both men and women, especially if they’ve already read the book, will find some great laughs from this unique and humorous “guide."
Grammar Without Tears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Learn while you laugh, laugh while you learn, with this short guide to the most egregious errors commonly made in English.
Pickles The Parrot Returns: My Continued Adventures with a Bird Brain
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Georgi Abbott has nailed it once again! Similar to her first book "Pickles The Parrot", but a more indepth look at the care and commitment parrots require. You'll laugh out loud at the situations that arise with Pickles and his human companions. In this book, the writer has also given Pickles a voice to muse about the world. Pickles is charming playing the role of philosopher and comedian.