Posts Tagged: american humor

Quotes From Famous People The Humor Project
Words of Wisdom – Will Rogers
October 30, 2018
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“A remark generally hurts in proportion to the truth.” “Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction.”  Will Rogers Will Rogers was an icon.  Born in 1879, Rogers was an American stage and motion picture actor, vaudeville performer, American cowboy, humorist, newspaper columnist, and social commentator from Oklahoma. Born in the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, Rogers […]
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Paying Homage to a Great One: Humor Writer Patrick McManus
July 22, 2018
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“You’ll never meet him,” a know-it-all consultant told me.  “Patrick McManus is big time.  He’s hard to reach.  He won’t have time for you.” It pays to ignore naysayers especially when one is young, dumb, ambitious, and on a mission.  In this case I was on a mission to interview Patrick McManus, a New York […]
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Book Review: Dave Barry in Cyberspace
March 21, 2018
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“With word processing, there is no end to the amount of words you can crank out without having to become personally involved with what they say.”  Dave Barry in Cyberspace Like everyone else on the planet I’ve been busy, but I make time to pitch another Dave Barry classic.  Barry’s humor fits like a well-worn […]
Quotes From Famous People The Humor Project
Words of Wisdom – Mark Twain
September 25, 2017
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“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.” –Mark Twain Readers, given the shenanigans in Washington these days I don’t know what to say….  Take a break from the political nonsense and join the Etc.Guy Facebook page.
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Andy Rooney (and fine print)
May 9, 2017
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“The one thing you can be certain of: Nothing in fine print is good news.” Andy Rooney, American writer and  humorist, 1919-2011 Andy Rooney was a real smart guy, but his cranky observations made him a funny guy too. Among my present reads is “Years of Minutes, The Best of Rooney from 60 Minutes.”