|By (author):||Frank, Owen|
|Subject:||GAMES / General|
|GAMES / Quizzes|
|GAMES / Trivia|
|REFERENCE / Quotations|
|Publisher:||Workman Publishing Co|
|Size:||6.00in x 4.00in|
|From The Publisher*|
Ready? You probably heard this quote: "Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." But do you remember who said it? A) Samuel Beckett B) George Washington Carver C) Alexander Graham Bell D) e.e. cummings? Or how about: "I pride myself on the fact that my work has no redeeming value." Would that be A) Madonna B) Gene Simmons) C) John Waters D) Trey Parker?
Each quiz also includes information about quote context and speakers. Divided by theme-from Aging to Motivation-Who Said That? is the perfect thing to bring to a party, or leave on a coffee table for an entertaining, actually-learn-something browse. Because even if you didn't know who Gore Vidal was referring to in this quote-"A genius with the IQ of a moron." (A. Andy Warhol, B. William F. Buckley, C. Norman Mailer, or D. Andy Kaufman?)-you'll never forget it now.
Answers: A, C, A
|From The Publisher*||Quote meets quiz in this compendium of witty, inspirational, and zany remarks. Each quote comes with a list of four possible speakers; can you guess who said it?|
|Review Quote*||"Who Said That? is a spectacularly fun and informative book that will appeal to everyone who is interested in quotes, which means pretty much everyone on the planet." |
-Fred Shapiro, Editor of the Yale Book of Quotations
|Biographical Note||Owen Frank is a Brooklyn-based writer and a graduate student in economics at the New School for Social Research. An author of numerous Workman calendars, he has previously written for outlets including The Baffler, Harper's, and The Nation on topics ranging from public education reform to the startup economy.|