Forum contemplates the ‘if.’ We take up phrases such as: ‘If it tastes good, it’s bad for you’ and ‘If you want to recapture your youth, cut off his allowance.’ Collector of phrases Mardy Grothe joins us to talk about his new book, “Ifferisms: An Anthology of Aphorisms That Begin with the Word ‘If.'”

‘Ifferisms’ 7 January,2010forum

Mardy Grothe, author of "Ifferisms" and other books including "I Never Met a Metaphor I Didn't Like," "Viva la Repartee" and "Oxymoronica," a book celebrating oxymorons

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