Candy Is Dandy: The Best of Ogden Nash [Ogden Nash] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. A bumper volume of the best poems by a hugely. Maybe even to Ogden Nash. #1 At that time, a gift of candy was considered a good way to touch a woman’s heart and romance her into love. Parker thought that. During his lifetime, Ogden Nash was the most widely known, appreciated, and anther,” and “In the vanities / No one wears panities,” and “Candy / Is dandy.

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Did you give the boss a small gift first to get him in a good mood? Jan 25, Patrick Neylan rated it liked it Shelves: Please nazh the book. Like Roger McGough, He is fascinated about the minutiae of everyday life; always a rich seam to mine.

Candy Is Dandy: The Best of Ogden Nash

Rifa Khan rated it it was amazing Mar 01, He was a poet of the masses, and yet a great artist of the form he had chosen.

Nash is a great poet to turn to, for pure relaxation and fun, or to relieve stress.

Bringing out that comedy in writing is much more difficult than it seems! That if you don’t want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won’t have to work.

I forgot about that. The Reward is one of the last poems Nash wrote.


What Does Candy Is Dandy But Liquor Is Quicker Mean?

A thumping good bedtime read. The vast majority of poets have had to support themselves with a—often dreary—day job. Return to Book Page. I took him out for a few drinks and asked him over a beer. John Yearwood rated it really liked it May 15, Mar ofden, Jon Arnold rated it liked it.

Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker. – Ogden Nash – BrainyQuote

Candy is a good thing to offer someone to get them to do something, but liquor will work more quickly. My mom had the 5-book set when I was a girl and I just loved the way Nash played with words.

In that case, candy it is! Jun 13, Sahiti Nallagonda rated it it was amazing. View all id comments.

Pam rated it really liked it Aug 02, I just love dipping into this book, whenever the fancy takes me. May 13, Catherine rated nnash liked it. Your worries will go away, at least for some time. Nash is still rhyming beautifully and audaciously, but there is a growing awareness of mortality. Siddhartha Dev rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Apr 17, rebecca rated it it was amazing Shelves: You should definitely do that.

Candy Is Dandy: The Best of Ogden Nash by Ogden Nash

Trivia About Candy Is Dandy: If I were in a slightly more whimsical mood at the moment I’d try writing this review in a Nashian sort of oden, but I think I’ll pass that opportunity up. However, if you’re short of shelf space, and want just one volume of Nash’s poetry, An absolute delight. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Jun 12, Jordan Cullen rated it really liked it. It’s a wonderful ‘diary’ of the silly conversations Nash had with his children and shows that never entirely growing up is a good thing. Frederic Ogden Nash was an American poet well known for his light verse. Very few poets have provided so much joy and entertainment to so many people.

What did you do? I am not a fan of poetry. The very title of the book is worthy of some—as I said before—contemplation. He appeared regularly on radio and on television, and he drew huge audiences for his readings and lectures.

Well, if you acndy them to really enjoy themselves, candy is dandy but liquor is quicker. Nash was also the author of three screenplays for MGM, and with S. In the bus, in my room and in the train. In both cases, they rhyme. My personal favorite – It is going to hurt just a little bit. I’m irritated by the cover claim that this is a collection of the “best of”, iss some of my personal Nash favourites are not included.