It's Better to Die Laughing Than to Be Dead Serious: How to Be the Life of the Party, the Podium and Everywhere in Between

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AuthorHouse, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 216 pages
Finally! A Complete, Easy To Follow Humor Manual with More Than 1,000 Ways to Be Funnier Than You Ever Thought Possible! Humorist & roast master shares his private collection of the world's funniest clean jokes, one liners and illustrations. You'll also learn: The art & science of remembering & telling jokes. A simple process that will have you remembering & telling jokes like a pro. How to serve the perfect humorous roast. A complete step by step format for performing a side-splitting roast on anyone.
 

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Insightful words to live by

User Review  - jack1976 - Borders

This book is a fun lighthearted reminder to not take life or yourself to seriously. Mr. Maupin's approach is personal, funny and entertaining. A useful guide to laughing and living. Read full review

Contents

Put the power of humor to work for you And change your life
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Animals
17
Bad Luck
24
Bosses
25
Cemetery
26
Cheapskate
28
Children
29
ChurchReligion
34
Hypocrisy
94
Inventions Top 10 Useless
95
IRS
96
Lazy
98
Lighten Up Exercises
99
Lost in translation
101
Life isnt fair
102
MarriageFamilyRelationships
103

College
45
17 Commitment
47
Crosseyed judge tries three crosseyed convicts
48
Dancing
49
DatingLove
50
DietExercise
53
DimWits
57
Directionally Challenged
64
DreamsSleep
65
Drunks
67
Dyslexic
68
Ethnic
69
Elderly
70
Epitaphs
75
Exterminator
76
FarmingGardening
77
Fortune teller
79
Friends
80
Gambling
83
Generation Gap
84
Golf
85
Gossip
88
Hitchhiking
90
Honesty
91
Medical
119
Metaphors
125
Metric System
127
Ministers
128
Money
131
Motivation
134
Music
135
Narrow Minded
136
Opportunity
137
Parrots
138
Pessimism
139
Politics
141
Prayer
142
Presidential
143
Pride
145
Procrastinate
146
Quick thinking
147
Rednecks
148
Reincarnation
151
State Jokes
164
The Art Science Of Remembering And Telling Jokes
177
How To Serve The Perfect Roast
190
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Marvin Maupin, retired minister, roast master and workshop leader has been a student of humor for more than four decades. In "It's better to die laughing than to be dead serious," he shares his vast collection of humor that has brought laughter to churches, hospital patients, roast participants and to family and friends for many years. He calls humor the "Duct Tape of Life." "Because of its versatility, humor can help to improve about any situation with which you are faced. There is no end to its uses. From stress relief to conflict resolution, humor can be one of your most valuable allies. Plus, it's just plain fun.

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