Dr. Chuckle and Missed Her Ride: Puns and Malapropisms

Dr. Chuckle and Missed Her Ride: Puns and Malapropisms

by Paul Frishkoff

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Overview

In "Dr. Chuckle and Missed Her Ride," quipster Paul Frishkoff takes readers on a fantastic romp through history, pop culture and the arts that leaves no Ra-pun-zel unturned, from the gassy emanations of ancient pharaohs and Greeks to the love lives of Jack the Ripper and Genghis Khan. Malapropisms, collected over many years, draw readers into a priceless parallel reality, where the costumer is always right, the nation is plaqued with social problems and rappists are tried - and trying. Read slowly and savor. Many happy mirthdays to you.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780996078535
Publisher: Wild Ginger Press
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Paul Frishkoff, PhD, is a family-business consultant, sit-down comic and retired Professor of Business at the University of Oregon, where he launched outrageous puns onto captive audiences and collected misused words and phrases as a hobby. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College, University of Chicago and Stanford University. Frishkoff is the author of several dozen professional articles. He has also written two short research monographs, which were well received by both people who read them. He lives in Eugene, Oregon, a town named for one Eugene Skinner, who knew many ways to skinner cat, if you must know!

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