By Jack Handey
Jack Handey is one in all America's favourite humorists, from his New Yorker items to his Deep Thoughts books and Saturday evening Live sketches. Now, in What i might Say to the Martians, Handey regales readers together with his exceptional wit and wacky musings.
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