The Funniest People in Books, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 2 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 2.
Approx. 26,460 words.
Published on November 16, 2011.
A sample anecdote: Some sentences have more than one meaning, including contradictory meanings. (A pause in a sentence can be important.) Poet Robert Southey hinted around for a compliment about 'Madoc,' his epic, so classical scholar Richard Porson said, “'Madoc' will be remembered—when Homer and Virgil are forgotten.”