The Left Handed Dictionary Author:Leonard Louis Levinson The book is endless, hysterical lists of keywords with definitions and quotations related to them. A few samples will convey the flavor: — Bore-- A person who deprives you of company without providing you with company. — Coach-- A fellow who is always ready to lay down your life for his job. — Impatience-- waiting in a hurry — Infant prodigy -- A s... more »mall child with highly imaginative parents
King-- A highly paid model for postage stamps
Monologue-- A conversation between a realtor and a prospect
Poetry-- Imaginary gardens with real toads in them.
Puck -- A hard rubber disk that hockey players strike when they can't hit one another.
Rhubarb-- Bloodshot celery
Sentence-- A group of words starting with a subject and ending in a penitentiary.
Shouting-- Raising the level of the voice instead of the intelligence.
Sorrow-- The future tense of love.
Many of the quotes are given with sources, such as Will Rogers, Dorothy Gulman, H.L. Mencken, George Bernard Shaw,« less