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QI: Advanced Banter John Lloyd

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This is the ultimate compendium of crisp one-liners, knockout jokes, droll asides and universal truths collected over the years by the creators of QI. "You know 'that look' women get when they want sex? Me neither." (Steve Martin). "You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from nesting in your hair." (Chinese proverb).

"The Beatles are dying in the wrong order." (Victor Lewis-Smith). "Cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education." (Mark Twain). "Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember: it didn't work for the rabbit." (R.E.

Shay). "If it were not for quotations, conversation between gentlemen would be an endless series of 'what-ho's!." (P.G.Wodehouse).

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