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by Leonard Rossiter,Honeysett

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ISBN:
0722175132
ISBN13:
978-0722175132
Author:
Leonard Rossiter,Honeysett
Publisher:
Sphere Books (March 1, 1983)
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192 pages
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1646 kb
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Rossiter displayed his acid wit in two books: The Devil's Bedside Book (1980), a collection of cynical dictionary definitions in the style of Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary, and The Lowest Form of Wit (1981), a collection of biting bons mots, stinging retorts, and insults.

Rossiter displayed his acid wit in two books: The Devil's Bedside Book (1980), a collection of cynical dictionary definitions in the style of Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary, and The Lowest Form of Wit (1981), a collection of biting bons mots, stinging retorts, and insults divided into six main sections, illustrated with cartoons by Honeysett.

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The lowest form of wit. Hardcover – 1981.

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Rossiter, who died in 1984, was best known in the UK for his comedic roles as the . In both of these classics, he was not averse to the use of sarcasm, and his 1981 book was a paen to what has been called the lowest form of wit.

Rossiter, who died in 1984, was best known in the UK for his comedic roles as the landlord Rigsby in the series Rising Damp, and Reginald Perrin in The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin. The phrase, the lowest form of wit is oft used, but its origin is obscure. The Internet, being the Mother of All Lies, ascribes it to Oscar Wilde, who was a master of sarcasm himself and certainly a worthy owner of the phrase

Cartoonist Martin Honeysett showcased his love of black humour in his drawings. In it she provided the calm and sensible foil to the manic title character, played by Leonard Rossiter, who found himself in increasingly bizarre situations

Cartoonist Martin Honeysett showcased his love of black humour in his drawings. His characters - moth-eaten grannies, yobbish teenagers and slovenly mothers - often came from the lower end of British society. He'd spent several years abroad before returning to the UK when he was 25 to work as a bus driver in London, and draw cartoons in his spare time. In it she provided the calm and sensible foil to the manic title character, played by Leonard Rossiter, who found himself in increasingly bizarre situations. Yates began her career in rep, getting her TV breakthrough in the ITV soap, Emergency Ward 10, where her ability to memorise lines quickly endeared her to directors. Book Binding:Hardback. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard. Read full description. Lowest from of Wit (Hardback, 1981). Pre-owned: lowest price.