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Old Git Wit

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Presents a collection of senior sagacity and elderly erudition and shows those young whipper snappers that old is the new young.
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Summersdale
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John Read
Maybe I'm just a miserable, humorlous old git myself, but I'm not a fan of 'stocking filler' books like this. (Yet I always get one for Christmas and feel obliged to read the damn thing.)
Just a collection of wisecracks, silly quotes, proverbs, etc. They are forgotten about 1 nano second after reading them. Rarely funny, original, clever or interesting.
Any reasonably determined person could probably knock one of these together in a few days.
Here's a sample from a page opened at random.

"I plan on
Maybe this is a book which will appeal to those of more mature years; the gallows humour is certain to raise, at least, a wry smile with most older readers. It contains a wealth of pithy observations from a variety of commentators. There are some familiar ones... 'A man's only as old as the woman he feels'(Groucho Marx), 'I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do'(Phyllis Diller), 'She may very well pass for 43 in the dusk with the light behind her'(W.S. Gilbert) and quite a few from un ...more
My dad gave me a clip round the ear but said it was highly amusing
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