The Penguin Dictionary of Epigrams

The dictionary that doubles as a bible of wit
The Penguin Dictionary of Epigrams The dictionary that doubles as a bible of wit

  • Title: The Penguin Dictionary of Epigrams
  • Author: Mark Cohen
  • ISBN: 9780140513950
  • Page: 441
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. I browse the reference section of my local bookstore looking for any books to assist with my writing goals. I found M. J. Cohen's The Penguin Dictionary of Epigrams (Penguin Books 2001) and stopped mid-stride, digging through my databanks for what-the-heck is an 'epigram'. I should know that, right? The back flap says it's 'a short, sharp saying in prose or verse, frequently characterized by acidity or acerbity and sometimes by wisdom'.Well that sounds good. I love that sort of conversation, enj [...]

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