You Might As Well Laugh: Surviving the Joys of Parenthood

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Bancroft Press, 1997 - Family & Relationships - 270 pages
Is Wilber Winkle a consumer advocate extraordinaire or just a nut with too much time on his hands? Whatever the verdict, this hilarious collection of complaint letters to American corporations and their responses are a laugh-aloud page-turner. Readers everywhere will recognize the beefs that Wilber strives to get to the bottom of: Denny's waitresses disturbing the delicate balance of cream and sugar in their coffee, the disappearance of the almond from the 5th Avenue candy bar, and insulting automotive technicians at Jiffy Lube. After studying Wilber's letter-writing campaigns, readers will learn how to complain the Wilber Winkle Way and translate customer service-ese. An unflinchingly funny look into the world of customer service and one consumer who will not stand for life's little inconveniences.

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YOU MIGHT AS WELL LAUGH: A Working Mother's #1 Rule

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A selection of lighthearted, sometimes very funny newspaper and magazine columns about the perils of raising children and holding a job at the same time. A columnist/feature writer for the New Haven ... Read full review

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I'm a huge Dave Barry fan, because his books can make me laugh, but this book made me try very hard just to breathe, I was laughing so hard. Very entertaining! Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Sandi Kahn Shelton writes a weekly humor column for the New Haven Register, and the "Wit's End" column, as well as feature articles, for WorkingMother magazine.

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