Evan Esar

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Evan Esar (1899–1995) was an American humorist.


  • Many a man who falls in love with a dimple make the mistake of marrying the whole girl.
    • Esar's Comic Dictionary (1943)
  • Play: Work that you enjoy doing for nothing.
    • Esar's Comic Dictionary
  • Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits that under analysis some of them won't stand up either.
    • Esar's Comic Dictionary
  • Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.
    • Esar's Comic Dictionary

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