Humor Book Links: Language and Mis-Speaking
Here are some book suggestions to go along with the
Wilk4: Miscellaneous Humor: Language and Mis-Speaking
section for those of you who love words, or just the fun use and misuse of them.
Even teachers like to use some of these books, so you have their permission... ;-) Enjoy!
First, anything by Richard Lederer
(of Richard Lederer's Verbivore)
is probably going to be enjoyable. Here are some of his popular books.
- Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language
- Anguished English (revised)
- More Anguished English: an Expose of Embarrassing Excruciating, and Egregious Errors in English
- The Bride of Anguished English: A Bonanza of Bloopers, Blunders, Botches, and Boo-Boos
- The Revenge Of Anguished English: More Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language
- Word Wizard: Super Bloopers, Rich Reflections, And Other Acts of Word Magic
- Crazy English
- Miracle of Language
- The Play of Words
- Get Thee To a Punnery
- The Cunning Linguist: Ribald Riddles, Lascivious Limericks, Carnal Corn, and Other Good, Clean Dirty Fun
- Pun and Games: Jokes, Riddles, Daffynitions, Tairy Fales, Rhymes, and More Word Play for Kids
- Fractured English
- for even more, follow the link from the author's name...
Then, we move on to books by everyone else...
- Amazon book sections: Entertainment: Humor:
Puns & Wordplay,
Limericks & Humorous Verse,
Jokes & Riddles
- The Best Book of Puns, by Kensington
- Liberating the Limerick: 230 Irresistible Classics, by Ernest W. Lefever
- A Thousand and One Limericks, by Marcus Clapham, Rosemary Gray
- The Hopeful Trout and Other Limericks, by John Ciardi, Susan Meddaugh
- The Smoking Pun: Crimes Against the Language, by Thaddeus Taylor, Tom Nynas