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A Barrel Full of Words: A Treasury of Wordplay

Jim Wegryn

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ISBN 10: 0595307302 / ISBN 13: 9780595307302
Published by iUniverse, 2004
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Title: A Barrel Full of Words: A Treasury of ...

Publisher: iUniverse

Publication Date: 2004

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English is a funny language. Consider:<br />Would you call church music organic?<br />How come it's father, mother, brother, but not sisther?<br />Why do doctors use a scalpel when they're not operating on your head?<br />Would you say that an engraver is a cemetery worker?<br />Isn't it macabre that slaughter is mostly laughter?<br />Wouldn't it seem that the opposite of formality should be casualty?<br />Don't sheep have to be deranged before shearing?<p>Here is a humorous collection of over 1,000 English words-a veritable encyclopedia-including goofinitions, mock antonyms, collective nouns, hyphens, punishing adjectives, bundle words and much more. This is a must-have volume for comedians, speech writers, punsters, toastmasters, English teachers, and all students of language.</p>

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Jim Wegryn is a freelance writer who has published a science fiction novel and is working on several other projects. He is former computer consultant, fiscal analyst, teacher, and technical report writer.

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