How To Raise Your I.Q. By Eating Gifted Children

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Lewis Burke Frumkes, one of America's very best satirists, sharpens his pen on the fads, fears, and fashions of the urban landscape. Here are 49 hilarious ways to cope with them. Explore the benefits of aerobic typing. Wile a friend with "Exotic Gifts from Harry and Larry" including "Road Imperial Valium—America's Favorite Tranquilizer—Only Better." Take charge of your next meeting with Frumkes' "New Rules of Order," which include Blurting, Interrupting, and Bullwhipping. Jump in the saddle and rope a ...
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Overview

Lewis Burke Frumkes, one of America's very best satirists, sharpens his pen on the fads, fears, and fashions of the urban landscape. Here are 49 hilarious ways to cope with them. Explore the benefits of aerobic typing. Wile a friend with "Exotic Gifts from Harry and Larry" including "Road Imperial Valium—America's Favorite Tranquilizer—Only Better." Take charge of your next meeting with Frumkes' "New Rules of Order," which include Blurting, Interrupting, and Bullwhipping. Jump in the saddle and rope a roach—apartment style. And, of course, raise your I.Q. with a delicious "Gifted Child Fricassee."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595002368
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2000
  • Pages: 220
  • Sales rank: 809,464
  • Product dimensions: 0.50 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

One Happiness Place 1
Elevators Away 4
Class Joints 7
How to Raise Your I.Q. by Eating Gifted Children 10
Yoo Hoo Taxi 14
Urban Cowperson 18
Wedding Announcements 21
Big Doings on 18 25
Gefilte Pirates: Scourge of South Bay 28
Real Estate Listings 31
Making the Inner Circle 36
Notes from the Alumni 40
Chain of Fools 45
Exitus 49
Shrink Strike 54
A Frinker by any other Name 57
Frumkes' Rules of Order 61
Applying for the Job 66
Letters of Recommendation 70
Too Busy Going to the Job to Make any Real Money? 76
Run, Run, Run 81
Highlights of the Great International Film Festival and Cook-Off 84
The Social Clime 88
Aerobic Typing 92
Willard's Words 96
Met Given $10 Million Drug Collection 100
Looking for La Creme De La Crude 104
Research Indicates Cars May Talk 109
A Guide to the Lesser Sheiks 113
Coup Coup in the Seychelles 117
Exotic Gifts from Larry & Harry 120
Cuba Libre 125
Bunny Burgermeister Loves Books 128
The New Punctuation 132
Sending Parents off to Camp 136
Preparing Easter Eggs for the Holiday Season 140
Tag-Sale Terror 144
A Volley of Words 148
Magic on my Mind 157
The Book of Lisps 161
Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind 165
The Sushi of Life 168
Fundamental Principles of Hysteria 172
Space Chat 175
The Shape of Things to Come 180
The Case of Child C 184
TV Special 189
An Official Register of Important Names 193
Horoscope 198
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