Oxymoronica: Paradoxical Wit and Wisdom from History's Greatest Wordsmiths

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Collins, 2008 - 256 pagine

A book for anyone who enjoys the funny, quirky and humorous side of language. Oxymoronica includes hundreds of paradoxical and contradictory observations by a wide range of writers, politicians, philosophers and public figures.

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Oxymoronica is essentially a collection of oxymoronic and paradoxical quotes throughout history as assembled by Dr. Mardy Grothe. Dividing the book and the collection into 14 separate entries ... Leggi recensione completa

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This was an ejoyable read, with lots of humor and insight reflected in the quotations. I especially liked the ones on marriage and family and the chapter on inadvertent oxymoronica (Sam Goldwyn ... Leggi recensione completa

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Informazioni sull'autore (2008)

Mardy Grothe, Ph.D., is a psychologist, marriage counsellor, management consultant, and platform speaker. The author of Oxymoronica and Never Let a Fool Kiss You or a Kiss Fool You, he has been interviewed extensively on radio and television on topics from problem bosses to the art of the insult. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.http://www.drmardy.com/

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