Toasts: Over 1,500 of the Best Toasts, Sentiments, by Paul Dickson

By Paul Dickson

For almost thirty years, Paul Dickson's Toasts has been the the appropriate reference for any party the place one must increase a tumbler. equipped via classification, it includes sayings well-known and profound, appropriate and mawkish. masking births, weddings, graduations, and different occasions either significant and minor, Dickson additionally offers a historical past of the toast, and a consultant on find out how to do it good. Revised for the 1st time on account that 1991, this new version of Toasts is as precious as ever. The definitive assortment, ideal for an individual who's ever raised a tumbler and been known as upon to talk Paul Dickson is the writer of greater than 40 books, together with The pleasure of retaining rating, The Dickson Baseball Dictionary, Baseball's maximum Quotations, and Baseball: The Presidents' online game. In addition to baseball, his specialties contain Americana and language. He lives in Garrett Park, Maryland.

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