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This light-hearted volume contains witty wisecracks, outrageous observations and tongue-in-cheek thoughts - from ...
This light-hearted volume contains witty wisecracks, outrageous observations and tongue-in-cheek thoughts - from athletes, coaches, commentators, sports writers, comedians, humorists, politicians, and more - on all areas of the Olympic Games...
... from Ancient to Modern
... from Summer to Winter
... from Ali to Zatopek
... from Archery to Yachting
... from Athens 1896 to London 2012
The diverse content covers all Modern Olympic Games (1896 - 2012) as well as amusing references to the Ancient Games.
"Olympic Wit" also includes famous and infamous Olympians, Olympic Nations, Olympic Sports and Events, Alternative Olympic Events, Olympic Fixtures (inc. Ceremonies, Mascots, Medals, Mottoes, Stadium, Torches, Villages, etc.) and Olympic Themes (inc. Age, Cheating, Clothing, Commercialism, Drugs, Food & Drink, Politics, Sex, TV, Weather, Winning & Losing, etc.)
This unofficial publication also includes fun-packed reviews of Olympic-based movies and TV shows, Olympic Jokes and an appendix of 'serious' quotations about the Olympic Games.
Published to celebrate London 2012, "Olympic Wit" is a timeless and treasured testimony to the lighter side of the Greatest Show on Earth, and rightfully can be regarded as the "Greatest Show of Mirth!"