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They Win. You Lose.
by Stan Arnold - Smashwords , 2011
This is the first book of The Implosion Trilogy - stories about Mick and Jim, two Soho-based video producers who drink too much, don't earn enough and get too many death threats. In this book, Mick and Jim are on the run from Vlad and Vic ...
Men are from Mars, Women are INSANE
by Chris Mauns - Smashwords , 2013
This book is your first line of defense vs the madness the female mind holds! In a humorous but scary way it will guide you through the treacherous waters of the relationship and give you an idea of what you can expect from your woman ...
The Brass Bottle
by F. Anstey - ManyBooks , 1900
A djinn, sealed in a jar for three thousand years, has been found by Horace Ventimore, a young and not very flourishing architect. Upon his release the djinn expresses his gratitude by seeking to grant his benefactor's every wish ...
Till You Drop
by Mat Coward - Smashwords , 2012
Suppose all the monsters in the world went on strike. Fear is an essential part of human life, and for centuries it's been provided by vampires, werewolves, zombies and ghouls. But what happens when the monsters take to the picket line?
A Plague of Hearts
by Patrick Whittaker - Feedbooks , 2010
On an otherwise normal day in Wonderland, the Knave of Hearts is arrested by the secret police. Outraged by what he believes to be an injustice, his valet, the March Hare, sets out to free him. Along the way he attends a mad tea party ...
The Foolish Dictionary
by Gideon Wurdz - ManyBooks , 1904
An exhausting work of reference to un-certain English words, their origin, meaning, legitimate and illegitimate use, confused by a few pictures. This is a great sarcastic, witty, and sometimes a bit corny attempt at writing a dictionary.
by Russell Taylor - Feedbooks , 2011
Let me tell you something about love. They say love hurts; well, my love killed a whole town. Only a small town mind, but a whole town all the same. Love doesn't just hurt, it maims, cripples and kills. I know; I've seen it in action.
How to be Happy Though Married
by Edward John Hardy - T Fisher Unwin , 1887
We strongly recommend this book as one of the best of wedding presents. It is a complete handbook to an earthly Paradise, and its author may be regarded as the Murray of Matrimony and the Baedeker of Bliss. Admirably written volume.
The Adventures of a Freshman
by Jesse Lynch Williams - Charles Scribner's Sons , 1899
The first day at college: Hi, there! you big Freshman, take off your hat -- yes, we're talking to you -- take off your hat to the class above you -- stop, don't try to get by, my sober-faced young friend. That would not be nice of you.
The Little Book of Big Excuses
by Addie Johnson - Booktrope , 2007
The Little Book of Big Excuses is the ultimate compendium of strategems for all excuse-meisters who want to weasel out and slack-off with impunity. Life is serious business, people, so pay attention. Let Addie help you off the hook.
Three Men in a Boat
by Jerome K. Jerome , 1889
This is a story of three Englishman who pile into a boat with food, clothes, and a fox terrier and set off on the Thames to see the English countryside. The book is today considered one of the funniest books in the English language.
The Sick Day Handbook: Strategies and Techniques for Faking It
by Ellie Bishop - Booktrope , 2006
A hilarious guide to the art of taking sick leave when you really need it. Filled with symptoms and prescriptions for common illnesses and proper stage-setting techniques, you'll have a pool of credible excuses just waiting to be used.
The Inventions of the Idiot
by John Kendrick Bangs - Harper & Brothers Publishers , 1904
The idiot is the same old idiot, if a trifle worn. As an inventive idiot he is in his element although of all his numerous inventions he complains that none has been realized. Probably there is a deep psychological reason.
The Handbook of Conundrums
by Edith B. Ordway - George Sully and Company , 1915
This book presents a grindstone whereon the reader may whet his wits. It is of sufficient hardness to resist the coarsest metal of broad-bladed humor, and of sufficient fineness of grain to edge the best steel of fancy.
The Cynic's Rules of Conduct
by Chester Field Jr. - Henry Altemus Company , 1905
'There is only one worse break than asking a woman her age: it is looking incredulous when she tells it.' 'If you would have a serene old age never woo a girl who keeps a diary.' 'A chef is a cook who gets a salary instead of wages.'
A Parody Outline of History
by Donald Ogden Stewart - George H. Doran Company , 1921
Mr. H. G. Wells, in his 'Outline of History', was of necessity forced to omit the narration of many of the chief events in the history of these United States. Such omissions the author has in this brief volume endeavored to supply.
My Man Jeeves
by P. G. Wodehouse - Pennsylvania State University , 2009
A collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in 1919. Of the eight stories in the collection, half feature the popular characters Jeeves and Bertie Wooster, while the others concern Reggie Pepper, an early prototype for Wooster.
Guide to Pirate Parenting
by Tim Bete - Cold Tree Press , 2009
If you're like most parents, you long to raise your children as pirates but just don't know how. Read 101 tips on how to do it! Guide to Pirate Parenting by Tim Bete Pirates is the hysterically funny book that parodies popular parenting advice books.
Bagels, Barry Bonds, and Rotten Politicians
by Burton S. Blumert - Ludwig von Mises Institute , 2008
Burton Blumert is an entrepreneur who knows not only all that there is to know about precious metals but also about politics and economics. He offers his wide-ranging insights in this funny, charming, and also learned collection of essays.
A Foreign Education
by Craig Alan Williamson - Exposure Publishing , 2007
The University of Colorado has many lessons to teach British exchange student Ross: the art of unfastening bra straps, the politics of corrupting campus radio through obscene rapping, and the science of sharing a jail cell without using the toilet.
Joe Miller's Jest Book
by Mark Lemon - Hurst & Co.
An collection of the funniest jokes, laughable anecdotes, mirth provoking stories, brilliant witticisms, and queer sayings. Here are over seventeen hundred jokes from the 1800's. It was first published in 1864 and reprinted several times.
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce - World Pub. Co , 1911
Satiric lexicon by Ambrose Bierce, first compiled as The Cynic's Word Book in 1906. The barbed definitions that Bierce began publishing in a weekly journal he edited in San Francisco, brought this 19th-century stock form to a new level of artistry.
The Diary of a Nobody
by George Grossmith, Weedon Grossmith - A. A. Knopf , 1921
The diary of a clerk in London, an old fashioned humourous book. It documents in hilarious detail the everyday life of the lower middle class during the Great Victorian age. A classic masterpiece with some nice subtle humor.