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Rees, Nigel (Thomas)

REES, Nigel (Thomas)

REES, Nigel (Thomas). British, b. 1944. Genres: Novels, Human relations/ Parenting, Language/Linguistics, Humor/Satire, Reference. Career: Free- lance television and radio reporter and producer, 1966-71; British Broadcasting Corp., London, England, actor in radio comedy shows, presenter of radio programs, presenter of television series; lecturer; Quote…Unquote Newsletter, publisher, editor, 1992-. Publications: Quote…Unquote, 1978; Graffiti 1, 1979; Graffiti Lives O.K., 1979; Quote…Unquote 2; Graffiti 2, 1980; Very Interesting…But Stupid!, 1980; Graffiti 3, 1981; Eavesdroppings, 1981; The Graffiti File, 1981; Graffiti 4, 1982; Slogans, 1982; Quote…Unquote 3, 1983; Word of Mouth, 1983; The Nigel Rees Book of Slogans and Catchphrases, 1984; The Joy of Cliches, 1984; Sayings of the Century, 1984; The Gift of the Gab, 1985; (with V. Noble) A Who's Who of Nicknames, 1985; Graffiti 5, 1986; A Dictionary of 20th-Century Quotations, 1987; Why Do We Say…?, 1987; The Newsmakers (fiction), 1987; Talent (fiction), 1988; A Family Matter (fiction), 1989; A Dictionary of Popular Phrases, 1990; The Phrase That Launched 1,000 Ships, 1991; A Dictionary of Phrase & Allusion, 1991; Best Behaviour, 1992; The Politically Correct Phrasebook, 1993; Epitaphs, 1993; Chambers Dictionary of Modern Quotations, 1993; Letter Writing, 1994; Guinness Book of Humorous Anecdotes, 1994; Brewer's Quotations, 1994; As We Say in Our House, 1994; Cassell Dictionary of Catchphrases, 1995; Guinness Dictionary of Jokes, 1995; Phrases & Sayings, 1995; Cassell Dictionary of Cliches, 1996; Cassell Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins, 1996; Collins Dictionary of Slogans, 1997; Cassel Companion to Quotations, 1997; Cassell Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, 1998; Cassell Dictionary of Anecdotes, 1999; Cassell's Movie Quotations, 2000; Cassell's Humorous Quotations, 2001; Oops, Pardon, Mrs Arden!, 2001. Address: 24 Horbury Cres, London W11 3NF, England. Online address: [email protected]

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