On Being Blonde: Wit and Wisdom from the World's Most Infamous Blondes

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Quayside, 2004 - Self-Help - 208 pages
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Mae West, Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, and Madonna, just to name a few. Each of them, at times, naughty, controversial, propheticÓand blonde. What is it about these golden-tressed bombshells that cause us to hang on their every word? YouĂll find out in On Being Blonde, which showcases the worldĂs top 40 blondes, sharing their outrageous life stories and their wise and witty bon mots. This is the most complete collection to date of the most quotable quotes by the fair haired chanteuses from our past and our present. From "Strawberry" to "Dishwater" weĂve got a dynamic sampling of the most profound statements to ever escape their lipsÓ and thatĂs no joke! Plus Blonde tips, tricks, and trivia. Everything you ever wanted to know about the Blonde mystique!
  • "If I've one life...let me live it as a blonde!" --Clairol.
  • "Gentlemen prefer blondes" --Anita Loos
  • "I'm not offended by dumb blonde jokes because I know that I'm not dumb. I also know I'm not blonde." --Dolly Parton
 

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Mae West
Marlene Dietrich
Clare Booth Luce
Greta Garbo
Jean Harlow
Ginger Rogers
Eva Peron
Margaret Thatcher
Catherine Deneuve
13
Goldie Hawn
17
Kate Hudson
18
Dolly Parton
23
Hillary Rodham Clinton
29
Meryl Streep
35
Cybill Shepherd
39
Kim Cattrall
43

Marilyn Monroe
Erma Bombeck
Dr Joyce Brothers
Grace Kelly
Jayne Mansfield
Joan Rivers
Gloria Steinem
Jane Goodall
Brigitte Bardot
Jane Fonda
3
Martha Stewart
9
Ellen DeGeneres
47
Madonna
51
Diana
59
Pamela Anderson
65
Renee Zellweger
69
Gwyneth Paltrow
75
Drew Barrymore
81
Reese Witherspoon
87
Britney Spears
93
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Writer and editor Paula Munier was born a blonde and will die a blonde, one way or another. She lives in Salem, Massachusetts.

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