The Booklover s Book of Jokes, Quips and Quotes spans centuries to provide a book full of bookish humor, pithy sayings, one-liners and the just plain silly. With sections containing the best barbs from Oscar Wilde, insults from Shakespeare, wise words from Jane Austen, John Milton and P.G. Wodehouse, silly book titles, light bulb and knock-knock jokes, this jolly little book is a cornucopia of delight and light relief for book lovers everywhere. The jokes range from the erudite and wise words of an old master, Horace: Knowledge is the foundation and source of good writing , to the puerile and unaccredited: My father gave me a dictionary for my birthday. But I just couldn t find the words to thank him .