Erma Bombeck Quotes (118 quotes)
“There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. And how do you know laughter if there is no pain to compare it with?”
If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits (1978)
Four of a Kind: A Suburban Field Guide : A Treasury of Works by America's Best-Loved Humorist (1996 edition), Bbs Pub Corp - ISBN: 9780883659595
The Erma Bombeck Collection: If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?, Motherhood, and The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank (2013 edition), Open Road Media - ISBN: 9781480430594
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Picture Source: WikipediaErma Bombeck
Born: February 21, 1927
Died: April 22, 1996 (aged 69)
Occupation: Journalist, humorist, writer
Bio: Erma Louise Bombeck, née Fiste was an American humorist who achieved great popularity for her newspaper column that described suburban home life from the mid-1960s until the late 1990s. Bombeck also published 15 books, most of which became best-sellers.
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