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Comedy by the Numbers

The 169 Secrets of Humor and Popularity


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Published by McSweeney"s .
Written in English

  • Comedy,
  • General,
  • Humor / General,
  • Humor

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEric Hoffman (Editor), Gary Rudoren (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8808898M
    ISBN 101932416757
    ISBN 109781932416756

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