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Viva La Repartee


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Mardy Grothe, Ph.D., is a psychologist, marriage counsellor, and management consultant. The author of Never Let a Fool Kiss You or a Kiss Fool You, he is a popular speaker and has been interviewed extensively on radio and television on topics from problem bosses to the art of the insult.


"A glittering display of comebacks and put-downs from the funniest people on earth."---- Robert Byrne, compiler of The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Said
"A joyously fun compendium of wit and one-upmanship by the world's great riposte artists....A brilliant stocking stuffer."--Forbes FYI
"Ever wish you could wow people with your wit? Viva la Repartee, by Mardy Grothe, tells you how. "--Dallas Morning News
"If words could be weapons, this book is a collection of weapons of mass delectation."---- Anu Garg, author of Another Word A Day
"If you've ever delivered a razor-sharp riposte or rebuff...you'll savor this collection."--Hartford Courant
"It's a must for anyone who loves a quick word from a quick wit."---- Erin McKean, editor of Verbatim: The Language Quarterly
"Mardy Grothe's exquisite collection of retorts, ripostes, and rebuffs celebrates language in its most clever, precise, and hilarious form."---- Richard Lederer, author of Anguished English
"Viva La Repartee is a spectacular feast of the most brilliant retorts and wittiest zingers ever delivered."---- Don Hauptman, author of Cruel and Unusual Puns and Acronymania

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