Elements Of Wit: Mastering The Art Of Being Interesting

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Author Errett, Benjamin
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Got wit?<
>We’ve all been in that situation where we need to say something clever, but innocuous; smart enough to show some intelligence, without showing off; something funny, but not a joke. What we need in that moment is wit—that sparkling combination of charm, humor, confidence, and most of all, the right words at the right time.<
>Elements of Witis an engaging book that
ings together the greatest wits of our time, and previous ones fromOscar WildetoNora Ephron, Winston ChurchilltoChristopher Hitchens, Mae WesttoLouis CK, and many in between.<
>With chapters covering the essential ingredients of wit, this primer sheds light on how anyone—introverts, extroverts, wallflowers, and bon vivants—can find the right zinger, quip, parry, or retort…or at least be a little bit more interesting.