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Humor Quotes

"Humor is more important than knowledge."
Albert Einstein

"Through humor you can soften some of the blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it."
Bill Cosby

"Humor is to the soul what rain is to the Earth."
Gerry Hopman

"There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor."
Thomas W. Higginson

"Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals."
Agnes Repplier

"Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place."
Mark Twain

"Humor is the affectionate communication of insight."
Leo Rosten

"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is."
Francis Bacon

"The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously."
Samuel Butler

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Humor Definition: The ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd.

Etymology of 'Humor'
early 15c., "relating to the body humors," a native formation from humor, or else from Middle French humoreux "damp," from Old French humor. The meaning "funny" dates from 1705 in English.

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Humor"
"Perfect Humor is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Accepting now"
"Accept Humor"
"Trust in your Humor"
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Final Notice: A Damaged Goods Mystery
by Jennifer L. HartSearch for Jennifer L. Hart

She?s serving up mayhem in the Magic City?.

FINAL STRAW
Dishing out bad news is Jackie Parker?s job until her boss grabs her assets one time too many and she serves him her notice and hopes he chokes on it. There must be a better way for a certified process server to make a living in Miami than working for a lousy lecherous lawyer. Whatever Jackie decides, her number one priority is spending time with her husband, Luke, preferably without his brother Logan?AKA the Dark Prince.

FINAL WARNING
Despite Logan?s objections, Luke asks her to join forces in their own property management team, Damaged Goods. Drawing the line between professional and personal lives proves challenging though, especially with Logan serving her an ultimatum?tell Luke the truth about what really happened the night they first met or he will. Sexual harassment is looking better and better.

FINAL NOTICE
Fester Gomez is three months behind on his rent for his pricey South Beach condo and Damaged Goods is on the job. Either they convince the tenant to pay up or he?ll face eviction. The simple task turns deadly when the team discovers Gomez missing and a Jane Doe slowly decomposing in his bathtub. Serving a killer up to justice, wrestling family secrets?it?s just another day on the job for Damaged Goods.



?...a very likable, sympathetic, savvy and smart heroine.? ~Gemma Halliday, New York Times Bestselling author
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Good Humor: God's Kids Say The Funniest Things
by Cal Samra, Rose Samra
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Kids provide endless material for laughter and this collection of humor, drawn from the files of The Joyful Noiseletter, is sure to please. Scores of jokes and humorous stories, all relating to the hilarious things kids say and do, are categorized into chapters and accompanied by the cartoons of talented Christian artists. Good Humor: God's Kids Say the Funniest Things is the third title in a planned quarterly release of joke books providing a much-needed mental health break from the stresses of daily life. This fantastic collection of young un yuks is ideal for parents, grandparents, pastors. . .anyone looking for clean, good-humored content they can trust.
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The Good Humor Man (Little Golden Book)
by Kathleen N. DalySearch for Kathleen N. Daly
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"Ting-a-ling-a-ling!" Here comes the Good Humor Man! He brings walnut whizzes and dairy dizzies, chocolate chips and strawberry splits -- all while bringing friends together and finding a lost puppy! A Little Golden Book Classic!
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Jolly Good Detecting: Humor in English Crime Fiction of the Golden Age
by Bruce ShawSearch for Bruce Shaw
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This book is an appreciation of selected authors who make extensive use of humor in English detective/crime fiction. Works using humor as an amelioration of the serious have their heyday in the Golden Age of crime writing but they belong also to a long tradition. There is an identifiable lineage of humorous writing in crime fiction that ranges from mild wit to outright farce, burlesque, even slapstick. A mix of entertainment with instruction is a tradition in English letters. English crime fiction writers of the era circa 1913 to 1940 were raised in the mainstream literary tradition but turned their skills to detective fiction. And they are the humorists of the genre. This book is not an exhaustive study but an introduction into the best produced by the most capable and enjoyable authors. What the humorists seek is to surprise the reader by overturning their expectations using a repertoire of stylistic conceits and motifs (recurring incidents, devices, references). Humor has a liberating effect but is concerned too with "comic contrast" through ugliness and caricature. In crime fiction one effect is intellectual pleasure at solving (or attempting to solve) a puzzle. Another is entertainment but with serious undertones.
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The Good Side of Crazy
by Anna ChastainSearch for Anna Chastain

Shae Martin has been called up for duty, guardian duty. When her dad and stepmother are killed in a car accident, Shae is called up as guardian of her 15-year-old sister, Sadie. It wasn't that long ago that Shae, herself, was a teenager; but you'd think, based on her current relations with Sadie, that it had been a millennia Shae struggles to balance being a "pseudo-mama" to a teenager, back to living in a small town, in her estranged father's home, with dating and career and her sanity. Sadie's assistant principal, Adam MacCallum, is entirely too delectable for Shae to pass up on, whether or not Sadie approves; and Sadie's bad-boy, Cash, is the thorn in Shae's side that just won't go away. So the question is, can these women navigate the many facets of love in their lives, and resolve to settle their futures without killing/maiming/deleting, or becoming each other's worst enemies in the process?
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The Good Humor Man: Or, Calorie 3501
by Andrew FoxSearch for Andrew Fox
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In this satiric romp inspired by Ray Bradbury?s Fahrenheit 451, set in 2041, government-sanctioned vigilantes—the Good Humor Men—ruthlessly patrol the streets, immolating all fattening food products as illegal contraband. A pound of real chocolate is worth more on the black market than a kilo of cocaine. Evil “nutraceutical? company MannaSantos controls the food market with genetically modified products, such as “Leanie Lean? meats. But the craze for svelte healthfulness has reached a critical turning point, as a mysterious wasting plague threatens to starve all of humanity.

A lone ex-plastic surgeon and founding Good Humor Man, whose father performed a secret liposuction surgery on Elvis Presley, holds the key to humanity?s future. In a mad dash to retrieve his family heirloom—the mortal remains of the King?s belly fat—Dr. Louis Shmalzberg becomes entangled with a civil servant of questionable motives, an acquisitive assassin from a wealthy Caliphate, a power-mad preacher evangelizing anorexia, a beautiful young woman addicted to liposuction, and a homicidal clone from a MannaSantos experiment gone terribly wrong.

Can Elvis save the world sixty-four years after his death?

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Good Humor: In The Marry Month
by Cal Samra, Rose Samra
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Marriage offers endless opportunities for laughter and this collection of wedding and marital humor, drawn from the files of The Joyful Noiseletter, is sure to please. Scores of jokes and humorous stories, all relating to the beloved institution of marriage, are categorized into chapters and accompanied by the cartoons of talented Christian artists. In the Marry Month is the first title in a planned quarterly release of joke books arriving in plenty of time for the summer wedding season. This hilarious collection of marital mirth is ideal for couples, pastors, anyone looking for clean, good-humored content they can trust.
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Good Mousekeeping - A Parody (Cat Humor)
by Ilene HochbergSearch for Ilene Hochberg
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A feline spoof of Good Housekeeping includes such zany articles as Garfield's ""Up Close and Purrsonal,"" ""At Home with Mouser Stewart,"" Morris the cat's account of his rise to fame and fortune, and ""Cats Who Ignore Women and the Women Who Love Them."" 100,000 first printing.
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Colour Me Good Benedict Cumberbatch
by Mel ElliottSearch for Mel Elliott
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It doesn?t take Sherlock Holmes to deduce who?s popular at the moment? One Benedict Cumberbatch, epicly named English actor, is the man of the moment. The slow trickle of long-awaited Sherlock series (three episodes at a time is just inhumane!) keep anticipation high for his most notable TV show, but he?s been everything from nerds to dragons, period drama to futuristic Sci-Fi baddies on the big screen in recent years. Everyone and their mum loves him! This colouring in activity book celebrates Mr Cumberbatch with a series of black and white drawings for you to colour in. All you need is some colour pencils, felt tip pens, good old crayons? or would watercolours suit this posh poster boy better? The colouring book contains 16 black line drawings by Mel Elliott for you to colour in.
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One Good Dragon Deserves Another (Heartstrikers Book 2)
by Rachel AaronSearch for Rachel Aaron

After barely escaping the machinations of his terrifying mother, two all-knowing seers, and countless bloodthirsty siblings, the last thing Julius wants to see is another dragon. Unfortunately for him, the only thing more dangerous than being a useless Heartstriker is being a useful one. Now that he's got an in with the Three Sisters, Julius has become a key pawn in Bethesda the Heartstriker's gamble to put her clan on top.

Refusal to play along with his mother's plans means death, but there's more going on than even Bethesda knows. Heartstriker futures are disappearing, and Algonquin's dragon hunter is closing in. Now, with his most powerful family members dropping like flies, it's up to Julius to save the family that never respected him and prove once and for all that the world's worst dragon is the very best one to have on your side.
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