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English humour

J. B. Priestley

English humour

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English wit and humor -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJ. B. Priestley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR931 .P74 1976b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4954976M
    ISBN 100434603678
    LC Control Number76383274

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    Watch video of English humour book Infographic: what's in a joke? For more information and the transcript, visit the Macmillan English website. In the American series Parks and Recreation, for instance, the humour comes from characters behaving in stupid ways. Dictionary writer and editor Kory Stamper is here to illuminate the secret life of dictionaries, from defining words to changing definitions to deciding what, exactly counts as a word in the first place. An infinity of digressions is turned into a fine comic art form, and Sterne seems to invent postmodernism years before anyone else gets there. The waitress arrived with the coffee and placed it on the table.

    Erin Moore looks at the awkward, hilarious differences between the two dialects, and what they say about our two cultures. Rather obviously, he remarked "You're decorating, I see. Besides, you know, a lot of words? For more information and the transcript, visit the Macmillan English website. American stage humour is more direct than British comedy. English Humour resources Lewis Carroll is famous for making up words and using humorous language.


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