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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


  • American wit and humor.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesComic dictionary.
Statementby Evan Esar.
LC ClassificationsPN6162 .E794 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination668 p. ;
Number of Pages668
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3505841M
ISBN 100385158912
LC Control Number82045244

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