The Biteback Dictionary of Humorous Political Quotations (Paperback)

By Fred Metcalf


Book details

  • Publisher: Biteback Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication date: 25th Oct 2012
  • ISBN13: 9781849542241
  • Publisher size: B format
  • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 352


With this brilliant anthology of mieux mots used in the theatre of politics over the centuries, Fred Metcalf has conjured an indispensable tool for both the seasoned public speaker and the armchair quotation-collector alike. Combining politics with a liberal dose of sex, drugs and Frank Zappa, Metcalf has produced a hearty panoply of memorable political rhetoric to cover any occasion – a remedy for those improvising amid impassioned response as well as those polishing their argument with the choicest of truisms.

“My position on cake is pro-having it, and pro-eating it.”
Boris Johnson
“Politics is like Hollywood for ugly people.”
Jay Leno
“We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.”
Winston Churchill

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