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Literally Billions of Quips" in the World's First Quip Thesaurus title has to be the most preposterous claim in history, excepting, of course, claims that Obamacare will reduce costs, etc. What's shocking, is that the Quip Thesaurus explains how to create "literally billions of quips" in the first two dozen pages, coupled with another dozen pages in an appendix. Even with a "mere" two billion, that's an average in excess of 55.5 million per page. Atwood distinguishes quips from jokes on the basis of their objectives. The difference between them, he maintains, is that the objective of jokes is to get laughs while the objective of quips is to express opinions. He advocates employing alliteration and rhyme in quips because, they are the "music of language" that increase the likelihood that opinions will make impressions, have staying power and be repeated. Insofar as the sub-title "Resource for writers when good enough isn't" is concerned, extensive lists of verbs, adverbs and adjectives sans, definitions listed alphabetically in Quip Thesaurus appendices for creating quips, are convenient resources for anyone looking for the most effective words to express themselves - or anxious to confirm those they have in mind are the most effective. All such words are in dictionaries, of course, but wading hundreds of thousands of definitions in tiny print to find them can be a tedious, tiresome and time-consuming task.

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Before writing books, Caleb Spalding ("Cal") Atwood enjoyed a 50 year career in Labor and Employee relations field during which he negotiated and administered labor agreements with 21 international unions, training thousands of supervisors and managers for industry associations, educational institutions such the University of Michigan (his Alma Mater), Texas A & M, the University of Nebraska, Northwestern University and the University of Houston where, he was an adjunct faculty member in the 1980's. His employers and clients have included Vickers Inc. (hydraulics), Federal-Mogul Corporation, the Detroit News, Cooper Industries, Freightliner Corporation, The Houston Chronicle, Channel 4 TV in Houston, five trucking companies, The Woodlands (city) and other companies like Texaco that have merged or sold out. During his career he had articles published in Industry Week, Human Resource Magazine Behavioral Science Newsletter, Communications Briefings, Incentive Magazine, Executive Excellence Magazine, HR Briefing, several American Productivity and Quality Center publications and the American Management Association's Management Handbook. He also co-authored two labor relations books and Quality of Management in America and Effectiveness in Managing Diversity, a report about research he and a college conducted with 19,347 individuals employed by 97 different U.S. companies. This report was cited in major newspapers like the Wall Street Journal (front page), the Houston Chronicle, Chicago-Sun Times, Detroit News, in national and international news services and publications like those mentioned above. Currently he is writing Masterpieces of Early 20th Century Architecture a book about Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion House and two 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair houses his father also designed but did not get credit for.

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