Never say never

Jun 30, 2011

How do you tell people NOT to do, say or forget something? In his new book Neverisms, quotation collector Dr. Mardy Grothe comes up with a couple thousand different ways to tell someone not to do something. With each quote beginning in “never,” Grothe offers up a broad range of witty and profound advice about things people should never do. As in his previous books, the wordy wordsmith also tells the fascinating back story of many of the quotations he’s collected. Some of his favorite neverisms are: "Never let 'em see you sweat," "Never change diapers in mid-stream," "Never ruin an apology with an excuse," "Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died" and the very current "Never let a crisis go to waste."

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