Minims is Tom Weller
's first book, published in 1982, and subtitled
"Man Is The Only Animal That Wears Bow Ties".
Written and Illustrated by Tom Weller
Copyright 1982 by Thomas W. Weller
Originally published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston
minim ['mInIm] n: a statement expressed in proverbial or sentential form but having no general application or practical use whatever — compare MAXIM.
The book contains 54 minims, each accompanied by an illustration
in Weller's inimitable
style. The complete book, with the pictures, is online at http://www.dnai.com/~kbruhns/minims/
A few examples include :
I thought it might be fun to collect additional minims from the E2
community, so if one comes to you /msg me and I'll add it to the list below.
- It is always darkest before it gets lighter. - avjewe
- Clothes dress the man. - avjewe