“ifferisms” – A Delightful Read
Knoxnews.com in their review of quotation maven Dr. Mardy Grothe’s newest book, “ifferisms”, begins with their own “ifferism”: “If wisdom began with ‘if,’ this would be it”
Following are just a few samples of the lively compendium of wit, wisdom, and wordplay from Dr. Mardy’s book – in this collection, all of the words of wisdom begin with “if.”:
“If the world were a logical place, men would ride side-saddle.” (Rita Mae Brown)
“If they made a movie of President Bush’s administration, it would be called ‘Honey I Shrunk the Economy.’ ” (Al Gore)
“If a man is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist.” (Norman Mailer)
“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.” (James Michener)
If you are looking ahead to the gifting season, this book is perfect for those linguaphiles and lovers of quotes on your list.