Publisher: Harbour; 1 edition (January 1, 1999)
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From "surviving flooring 0 within the nuclear family," to "feeling worry on the Fall Fair," to "quelling a flavor for champagne on a tap-water budget," Gordon Kirkland writes approximately survival - survival within the '90s, that's. in retrospect, Kirkland recognizes his lifestyles has constantly been choked with laughter. He comes from a kin who was once like "Monty Python's Flying Circus meets Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in." it really is no shock then, that he used to be capable of meet tragedy in his existence - 3 debilitating automobile injuries inside 4 years - with decision, braveness and strong humour. within the years following his injuries, laughter helped Kirkland deal with the strain and discomfort of his sluggish and hard restoration, and the data that he wouldn't be capable of stroll back with no the help of forearm crutches. Laughter additionally gave him the muse he had to begin writing tales approximately his personal existence, and the will to proportion them with others. simply 5 years after changing into a syndicated columnist, Kirkland released his first choice of humour. Justice is Blind--And Her puppy simply Peed in My Cornflakes includes approximately 4 years of the simplest of Kirkland's newspaper column "At Large." here's his uproarious and hilarious outlook on such celebrated subject matters as "married bliss" (not consistently an oxymoron), criminal interpretations for folks of little ones ("readers can be happy to grasp that asking to set and/or transparent the desk does not represent an affront to their civil liberties"), the behavior of "commutus obnoxiousi," (more generally known as different Drivers), and the problems of shopping for an easy cup of espresso ("the simple outdated run-of-the-mill cup of espresso could be wear the endangered species list"). continuously sincere, continually irreverent, Kirkland strives to offer his readers the chance to snort with him, at him, and expectantly, at themselves.