Literally... Laugh Your Head Off

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How often do people—on the radio, on television, or in the supermarket—say things like He was literally bursting with pride or I was literally blown away or She’s literally driving me up the wall? These expressions are heard daily, (almost) literally a million times! How would the world appear if these people really meant what they said? The examples in these pages—all real—define that world, drawing inspiration from politicians, journalists, teachers, sports commentators and others from ...

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Overview

How often do people—on the radio, on television, or in the supermarket—say things like He was literally bursting with pride or I was literally blown away or She’s literally driving me up the wall? These expressions are heard daily, (almost) literally a million times! How would the world appear if these people really meant what they said? The examples in these pages—all real—define that world, drawing inspiration from politicians, journalists, teachers, sports commentators and others from every walk of life. If readers do not see a copy of this book, they will be literally crushed with disappointment. Just a few of the many that will have them literally rolling in the aisles are: a pop group literally exploding onto the music scene, politicians literally wiping the floor with each other, a couple literally devouring a book, a company literally working on a shoestring . . . and literally loads more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853756368
  • Publisher: Prion
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Pages: 160

Meet the Author

Steven Appleby is one of Britain’s best-loved cartoonists. His work appears weekly in the Guardian, while his many published books include the best-selling Men: The Truth, Normal Sex, Better Living Through Air Guitar, and A Book of Machinese Whispers.

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