Great American Humor

Great American Humor
1000 Funny Jokes, Clever One-Liners & Witty Sayings
Written by Gerd De Ley

Category: Humor - Form - Anecdotes & Quotations; Reference - Quotations; Humor - Form - Puns & Wordplay
Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale Date: June 26, 2018
ISBN: 9781578267583

Great American Humor collects 1000 of the best and wittiest remarks, quotes and one-liners from well-known American writers, actors, comedians, politicians, and personalities including Mark Twain, Steve Martin, Bette Midler, Milton Berle, Ellen DeGeneres, Rodney Dangerfield, Robin Williams, Mae West, Mitch Hedberg, Joan Rivers, George Carlin, and many more. Capturing the unique spirit of American wit and featuring more than enough jokes, puns and riddles to split anyone's sides, Great American Humor will have everyone laughing at the wit and wisdom of one of the world’s most diverse cultures.


Gerd de Ley is a former English teacher and has been a professional writer and actor since 1975. From an early age, Gerd has been an avid collector of quotations and proverbs from all over the world and has had more than 450 works published in Holland and Belgium. His most comprehensive book, Het Grootste Citatenboek ter Wereld (translated as The Greatest Quotation Book in the World), was published in 2009 and contains over 40,000 quotes. For the past two decades, Gerd has worked together with linguist David Potter to bring his work to English audiences, resulting in publications in England, USA, India, Finland, China, and Vietnam.