WorldCat Identities

Beard, Henry

Overview
Works: 138 works in 397 publications in 12 languages and 10,001 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Conversation and phrase books  Parodies, imitations, etc  Dictionaries  Anecdotes  Poetry  Rules  Caricatures and cartoons  Satire  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Creator
Classifications: PN6162, 818.5402
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Henry Beard
The official politically correct dictionary and handbook by Henry Beard( Book )

36 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetically arranged list of "politically correct" terms and phrases of the 1990s
Miss Piggy's guide to life by Miss Piggy( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of advice on everything. Includes tips on beauty, romance, foreign phrases, tipping, and finance
Latin for all occasions by Henry Beard( Book )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Latin translations of English phrases in a variety of humorous categories, including cocktail party chatter, signs and bumper stickers, pick-up lines, and others
Bored of the rings : a parody of J.R.R. Tolkien's The lord of the rings by Henry Beard( Book )

45 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirisk roman
Latin for even more occasions by Henry Beard( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A John Boswell Associates book."
The Book of sequels( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof of sequels, prequels, and spin-offs showcases such parodies as the Stephen King Book-of-the-Month Club, George Orwell's "Vegetable Farm," and "Bambo: They Killed His Mother and Now They're Going to Pay."
Encyclopedia paranoiaca by Henry Beard( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive, informative, and utterly debilitating compendium of surprising ways you might die a horrible death at any moment--all of them based on actual research about the perils of everyday life--from master humorists Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf
Sailing : a sailor's dictionary by Henry Beard( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and Danish and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of nautical words and phrases. Includes fifty cartoons
Spinglish : the definitive dictionary of deliberately deceptive language by Henry Beard( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An all-you-need dictionary of "spin," with new and useful words for everyday and special occasions, by bestselling humor writers Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf"--
Bad golf my way by Leslie Nielsen( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leslie Nielsen's stupid little golf book by Leslie Nielsen( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parody on a popular best-seller draws from the actor's personal experiences as a bad golfer, offering fail-safe advice on how to be the worst of the worst on the green
Gardening : a gardener's dictionary by Henry Beard( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Title on half t.p.: A gardener's dictionary. A list of garden terms with humorous definitions
Poetry for cats : the definitive anthology of distinguished feline verse by Henry Beard( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parody featuring poetry by the feline companions of great poets includes "Do Not Go Gentle to That Damned Vet," "Leaves of Catnip," and other selections
Fishing : an angler's dictionary by Henry Beard( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary for constant anglers, weekend waders, and artful bobbers
The Dick Cheney code : a parody by Henry Beard( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bestselling, Harvard-bred humorist plans to knock out a slapdash, quick-buck parody of a wildly successful, head-spinning, clue-laden thriller in a flagrant attempt to cash in on the publishing sensation of the decade, but the tousle-haired satirist's sleazy scheme goes awry when his two heroes -- beautiful, brilliant Sandra Damsel and brawny, brainy Professor William Franklin -- stumble on an explosive and frankly preposterous centuries-old secret that plunges them into a puzzle-packed, plot-crammed, prose-swollen Washington intrigue whose flabbergasting finale will determine the outcome of the 2004 presidential election. Cryptic praise for The Dick Cheney Code "1, 1!" (highest rating) -- The Fibonacci Report "Hysterical! Lacey shirt!"--Anagram Monthly "I laughed so hard I xxxxxx in my pants!"--Redacter's Digest "I bend over double! I hold my sides! I tickle my ribs! I slap my thighs!"--Mime Magazine "Three syllables, sounds like: Upper arm' Broken arm' Broken bone' Radius' Humerus' HUMOROUS!"--Charade Magazine "Too funny for words!" (9 letters, starting with P, ending in S) -- Acrostic Review
The official exceptions to the rules of golf by Henry Beard( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Piggy's treasury of art masterpieces from the Kermitage collection( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Piggy takes the reader on a tour of her art museum which houses several muppet masterworks including Gainsborough's "Green Boy."
Golfing : a duffer's dictionary by Henry Beard( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

X-treme Latin : unleash your inner gladiator by Henry Beard( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way things really work (and how they actually happen) by Henry Beard( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Latin for all occasions
Alternative Names

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Barbatus, Henricus

Beard, Henry.

Beard, Henry N.

Bèrd, G.

Henricus Barbatus

Henry Beard

Henry Beard Amerikaans romanschrijver

비어드, 헨리

ビアード, H

ビアード, ヘンリ

ベアード, ヘンリー

ヘンリー・ビアード

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Latin for all occasionsBored of the rings : a parody of J.R.R. Tolkien's The lord of the ringsLatin for even more occasionsEncyclopedia paranoiacaSailing : a sailor's dictionaryBad golf my wayLeslie Nielsen's stupid little golf bookGardening : a gardener's dictionary