The funny thing is--
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Ellen DeGeneres published her first book of comic essays, the #1 bestselling My Point...and I Do Have One, way back in 1996. Not one to rest on her laurels, the witty star of stage and screen has since dedicated her life to writing a hilarious new book. That book is this book. After years of painstaking, round-the-clock research, surviving on a mere twenty minutes of sleep a night, and collaborating with lexicographers, plumbers, and mathematicians, DeGeneres has crafted a book that is both easy to use and very funny. Along with her trademark ramblings, The Funny Thing Is... contains hundreds of succinct insights into her psyche, supplemented by easy-to-understand charts, graphs, and diagrams so that you'll never miss a joke. Overseeing all aspects of production, DeGeneres labored over details both significant and insignificant, including typefaces, page number placement, and which of the thousands of world languages to use. Ultimately she selected English, as it's her mother tongue, but translations into Hindi and Pig Latin are already in the works. DeGeneres takes an innovative approach to the organization of her book by utilizing a section in the beginning that includes the name of each chapter, along with a corresponding page number. She calls it the "Table of Contents," and she is confident that it will become the standard to which all books in the future will aspire. Some of the other innovative features you'll find in this edition: More than 50,000 simple, short words arranged in sentences that form paragraphs. Thousands of observations on everyday life -- from terrible fashion trends to how to handle seating arrangements for a Sunday brunch with Paula Abdul, Diane Sawyer, and Eminem. All twenty-six letters of the alphabet. Sure to make you laugh, The Funny Thing Is... is an indispensable reference for anyone who knows how to read or wants to fool people into thinking they do.
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|Grouping Title||funny thing is|
|Grouping Author||degeneres ellen|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-11-11 22:54:21PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-11 23:52:20PM|
|author2-role||Findaway World, LLC., Playaway Digital Audio., Simon & Schuster Audio (Inc)., Simon and Schuster, inc.|
|available_at_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Donelson, Inglewood, Main Kids, Main Library|
|detailed_location_catalog||Bellevue - Adult Audiobook, Donelson - Adult Non-Fiction, Inglewood - Adult Audiobook, Main Library - Adult Audiobook|
Ellen DeGeneres published her first book of comic essays, the #1 bestselling My Point...and I Do Have One, way back in 1996. Not one to rest on her laurels, the witty star of stage and screen has since dedicated her life to writing a hilarious new book. That book is this audiobook.
After years of painstaking, round-the-clock research, surviving on a mere twenty minutes of sleep a night, and collaborating with lexicographers, plumbers, and mathematicians, DeGeneres has crafted a work that is both easy on the ears and very funny. Along with her trademark ramblings, The Funny Thing Is...contains hundreds of succinct insights into her psyche, and offers innovative features including:
Sure to make you laugh, The Funny Thing Is...is Ellen in top form.
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Donelson, Inglewood, Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000208429|Book|Books||English|Simon & Schuster,|c2003.|x, 177 p. ; 23 cm., ils:CARL0000447609|Playaway|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Playaway Digital Audio :|, p.|1 sound media player (ca. 3 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in., overdrive:a56fc5c7-dad2-4b0b-88d2-392d7014b853|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Simon & Schuster Audio|2003||
|subject_facet||American wit and humor, Audiobooks|
|title_display||The funny thing is--|
|title_full||The Funny Thing Is..., The funny thing is-- / Ellen Degeneres, The funny thing is-- [sound recording] / Ellen Degeneres|
|title_short||The funny thing is--|
|topic_facet||American wit and humor, Audiobooks, Gay/Lesbian, Humor (Nonfiction), Nonfiction|